from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A reddish-brown crystalline compound, C16H12O6, used as an indicator and a biological stain.
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- n. An oxidized derivative of haematoxylin, used in staining.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A reddish brown or violet crystalline substance, C16H12O6, got from hematoxylin by partial oxidation, and regarded as analogous to the phthaleins.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An organic principle (C16H12O6 + 3aq.) derived from the coloring matter of logwood.
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Furthermore, hematein showed stronger growth inhibition effects in several cancer cell lines than in normal cells.
In addition, hematein inhibited cancer cells growth partially through down-regulation of Akt phosphorylation and induced apoptosis in these cells.