<chemistry> An orange-red crystalline substance, C8H5NO2, obtained by the oxidation of indigo blue. It is also produced from certain derivatives of benzoic acid, and is one important source of artificial indigo.

Alternative forms:, less properly, isatine

See: Isatis.

(01 Mar 1998)

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