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Carmine MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Carmine
Tree Number(s)
D02.455.426.559.847.117.159.200
D02.806.100.200
D04.615.117.159.200
Unique ID
D002329
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002329
Scope Note
Coloring matter from the insect Coccus cacti L. It is used in foods, pharmaceuticals, toiletries, etc., as a dye, and also has use as a microscopic stain and biological marker.
Entry Term(s)
7-Glucopyranosyl-3,5,6,8-tetrahydroxyl-1-methyl-9,10-dioxoanthracene-2-carboxylic Acid
C.I. 75470
Carminic Acid
Coccinellin
Cochineal Dye
Natural Red 4
Pharm Action
Coloring Agents
Food Coloring Agents
Registry Number
CID8Z8N95N
Related Numbers
1260-17-9
476-39-1
CAS Type 1 Name
2-Anthracenecarboxylic acid, 7-beta-D-glucopyranosyl-9,10-dihydro-3,5,6,8-tetrahydroxy-1-methyl-9,10-dioxo-
Previous Indexing
Aluminum (1972-1975)
Anthraquinones (1972-1975)
Calcium (1972-1975)
Public MeSH Note
1991; CARMIC ACID was indexed under CARMINE 1977-2013, see ANTHRAQUINONES 1976-1990
History Note
1991(1976)
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1975/07/23
Revision Date
2016/05/20
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