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OBO ID: CHEBI:90183
Term Name: kermesic acid Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • 1-Methyl-2-carboxy-3,5,6,8-tetrahydroxyanthraquinone
  • 3,5,6,8-tetrahydroxy-1-methyl-9,10-dioxo-9,10-dihydroanthracene-2-carboxylic acid
  • C.I. 75460
  • C.I. Natural Red 3
  • kermes
  • natural red 3
Definition: A tetrahydroxyanthraquinone that is that is 3,5,6,8-tetrahydroxy-9,10-anthraquinone substituted by methyl and carboxy groups at positions 1 and 2 respectively. It is a natural dye isolated from the insect species Kermes ilices.
References:
Ontology: Chebi
PHENOTYPE No data available