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  • n. Any water-soluble derivative of chlorophyll in which the central magnesium atom is replaced (often with copper), and a number of side-chains are converted into sodium salts.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A chlorophyl-like coloring-substance found in the Dinoflagellidia; the green principle of chlorophyl.


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  • A very important section of Willstätter's work on the chemical structure of chlorophyll is represented by his investigations into the colour components, the "chlorophyllin", and other "phyllins" and derivatives formed from it.

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  • "chlorophyllin", containing magnesium, which forms the remaining part.

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  • Cyvex Nutrition is offering alfalfa 95 percent, a sodium copper chlorophyllin ingredient that has shown antioxidant and green colorant potential.

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  • The chemical that gives spinach its dark green color, chlorophyllin, proved to reduce the risk of liver cancer in research by the National Academy of Sciences. - Local News

  • Conducted by the Linus Pauling Institute, Oregon State University (OSU), the study found that chlorophyllin

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  • LLNL researchers Graham Bench and Ken Turteltaub found that giving someone a small dose of chlorophyll (Chla) or chlorophyllin (CHL) - found in green leafy vegetables such as spinach, broccoli and kale - could reverse the effects of aflatoxin poisoning.


  • (PhysOrg. com) -- LLNL researchers have found that a small dose of chlorophyll or chlorophyllin, found in green leafy vegetables, could reverse the effects of aflatoxin poisoning, a potent, naturally occurring carcinogenic. - latest science and technology news stories

  • The study used AMS to provide aflatoxin pharmacokinetic parameters previously unavailable for humans, and suggest that chlorophyll and chlorophyllin co-consumption may limit the bioavailability of ingested aflatoxin in humans, as they do in animal models, according to Bench. - latest science and technology news stories

  • Chemoprevention with chlorophyllin in individuals exposed to dietary aflatoxin.

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  • "We conclude that chlorophyllin has the potential to be effective in the clinical setting, when used alone or in combination with currently available cancer therapeutic agents," the researchers wrote in their study.

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