Meaning of ANTHOCYANIN (ANTHOCYAN) in English


A family of pigments that give flowers, fruits, and leaves of some plants their red or blue coloring. Anthocyanins consist of sugar molecules bound to a benzopyrylium salt (called anthocyanidin). See Water to Wine for more about anthocyanins.

General chemistry English glossary.      Английский глоссарий общей химии.