azo compound

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azo compound

[′ā·zō ‚käm‚pau̇nd]
(organic chemistry)
A compound having two organic groups separated by an azo group (‒N=N‒).
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Azo-dyes photo catalytic degradation in aqueous suspension of TiO2 under solar irradiation, chemosphere, 49: 1223-1230.
We think that for all these reasons (purity, quality, reliable supply and excellent price/performance ratio) using nature-identical beta-carotene and lycopene is the best way to replace azo-dyes with red, yellow or orange colour.
Andreas Ernst] The artificial azo-dyes in question are often used in brightly yellow, orange or red coloured soft drinks.