Tyrian purple

(redirected from 6,6'-dibromoindigo)
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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.
Thirty years later, it was shown by Friedlander in 1909 that Schunck punicin was 6,6'-dibromoindigo (Friedlander 1909).