tetraiodofluorescein

tetraiodofluorescein

[¦te·trə¦ī·ə‚dō′flu̇r·ə‚sēn]
(organic chemistry)
C20H8O5I4 A yellow, water-insoluble, crystalline compound; used as a dye. Also known as pyrosin.
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The food dye erythrosine is a cyclic compound with three aromatic rings in a linear arrangement with an atom of oxygen at the center of the ring, chemically named as a disodium salt of tetraiodofluorescein (PERUSSI, 2007).