from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The red coloring matter detected by Phipson in Palmella cruenta, a fresh-water alga. It is soluble in water, but insoluble in alcohol, ether, and carbon bisulphid.
- n. A coloring-matter, some-what resembling hematin, found in the spores of Aspergillus niger. Also called aspergillin.
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