gallein


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gallein

[′gal·ē·ən]
(organic chemistry)
C20H10O7 A brown powder or green scales, broken down by heat; used as a pH indicator in the analysis of phosphates in urine and as an intermediate in the manufacture of dyes. Also known as anthracene violet; gallin; pyrogallolphthalein.
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GRK2 inhibition with gallein offered the animals substantial cardiac functional protection.
Study authors note that in mice that had GRK2 specifically removed from their cardiomyocytes post-injury, gallein treatment demonstrated significant protection of heart function in the animals.
These animals maintained nearly normal heart function and showed significant improvements in ejection fraction (how forcefully the heart muscle pumps blood) with no further cardio protection provided by gallein treatment.