A type of flavonoid that is responsible for red, blue and purple colors in plants. Some anthocyanins are health enhancing.
blue, purple, red, or pink water-soluble flavanoid pigment in cell sap.
The scientific name for the group of pigmented substances extracted from black grape skins that give red wine its colour.
an-tho-sy-a-nin A pigment that produces blue, violet and red colors in flowers, fruits, leaves and other plant parts.
an-tho-SI-ah-nin Pigment produced in senescent plant cells. 587
any of various soluble pigments producing blue to red coloring in flowers and plants
anthocyan. 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.
Phenolic pigments that give red wine its colour.
Sometimes called violanin. In African Violets and other plants, the pink and purple pigment of plant tissue. While, in most African Violets, the dominance of chlorophyll tends to mask the presence of anthocyanin, it can sometimes be seen in red reverse leaves. Other pigments in plants include caroteniod and xanthophyll.
Any one of a group of reddish-purple pigments occurring in flowers, fruits and plants in general.
One of the phenolics present in wine; the red and blue pigments found in the skins of dark grape varieties.
A blue, purple or red, accessory pigment found in plants. Anthocyanins are water-soluble glucosides. Compare carotenoid. (more info - anthocyanin) find all NHC pages containing: anthocyanin
Anthocyanins (from Greek: (anthos) = flower + (kyanos) = blue) are water-soluble vacuolar flavonoid pigments that appear red to blue, according to p H. They are synthesized exclusively by organisms of the plant kingdom, and have been observed to occur in all tissues of higher plants, providing color in leaves, stems, roots, flowers, and fruits.