Tyrian purple

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a red-purple to deep purple dye obtained from snails or made synthetically

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a vivid purplish-red color

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The structural similarities between indigo and 6,6'-dibromoindigo suggest the possible involvement of symbiotic bacteria in the biosynthesis of this compound in muricid molluscs.
Tyrian purple: 6,6'-dibromoindigo and related compounds.
Significantly, the masses of these ions correspond to the calculated [M-H] anions of the isobaric species 6,6'-dibromoindigo and 6,6'-dibromoindirubin, indicating that one or both of these species were present in the extract.
Thirty years later, it was shown by Friedlander in 1909 that Schunck punicin was 6,6'-dibromoindigo (Friedlander 1909).