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OBO ID: CHEBI:78310
Term Name: carminic acid Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • (1S)-1,5-anhydro-1-(7-carboxy-1,3,4,6-tetrahydroxy-8-methyl-9,10-dioxo-9,10-dihydroanthracen-2-yl)-D-glucitol
  • C.I. 75470
  • C.I. Natural Red 4
  • Carmine
  • Carmine red
  • Coccinellin
  • Coccus cacti extract
  • Cochineal
  • Cochineal extract
  • Cochineal tincture
  • Natural red 4
  • Sanred 1
  • Sun Red 1
  • Sun Red No. 1
Definition: A tetrahydroxyanthraquinone that is that is 1,3,4,6-tetrahydroxy-9,10-anthraquinone substituted by a methyl group at position 8, a carboxy group at position 7 and a 1,5-anhydro-D-glucitol moiety at position 2 via a C-glycosidic linkage. It is a natural dye isolated from several insects such as Dactylopius coccus.
References:
Ontology: Chebi
PHENOTYPE No data available