- a water-soluble, astringent yellow compound, C15H14O6, found in gambier, used chiefly in tanning and dyeing.
Origin of catechin
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Apples contain an anti-inflammatory flavonoid called quercetin, while red wine contains the flavonoid catechin.10 Power Food Combos
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It contains two coloring principles, catechin and catechu-tannic acid.Principles and Practice of Fur Dressing and Fur Dyeing
William E. Austin
It contains a crystallisable principle (margosine) and an astringent principle (catechin).
Catechu tannin and catechin are compounds of the catechol tannin type.The Chemistry of Plant Life
Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher
It contains 60 % of tanning matter and a large proportion of catechin similar to that contained in gambier, but much redder.
- a soluble yellow solid substance found in catechu and mahogany wood and used in tanning and dyeing. Formula: C 15 H 14 O 6
C19: from catechu + -in
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