Fluorone

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Not to be confused with fluorene, fluorenone, or fluorine.
Fluorone
Skeletal formula
Ball-and-stick model
Names
IUPAC name
Xanthen-3-one
Other names
3-Isoxanthone; 3-Oxo-3H-xanthene
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
Properties
C13H8O2
Molar mass 196.21 g·mol−1
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Fluorone is a heterocyclic chemical compound. It forms the core structure for various chemicals, most notably fluorone dyes,[1] including fluorescein, erythrosine and rhodamine. It is an isomer of xanthone, sometimes referred to as an isoxanthone.

Chemical structure of erythrosine

References[edit]

  1. ^ Shi, Jianmin; Zhang, Xianping; Neckers, Douglas C (1992). "Xanthenes: fluorone derivatives". Journal of Organic Chemistry. 57 (16): 4418–4421. doi:10.1021/jo00042a020.