OBO ID: CHEBI:75050
Term Name: chromogenic compound Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • chromogen
  • chromogenic compounds
  • chromogens
Definition: Colourless, endogenous or exogenous pigment precursors that may be transformed by biological mechanisms into coloured compounds. They are used in biochemical assays and in diagnosis as indicators, particularly in the form of enzyme substrates.
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Ontology: Chebi
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