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Noun: indole
  1. A white or yellowish crystalline heterocyclic compound extracted from coal tar and used in perfumery, medicine, and as a flavouring agent.
    "Indole is widely distributed in the natural environment and can be produced by a variety of bacteria."

Derived forms: indoles

Type of: heterocycle, heterocyclic, heterocyclic compound

Part of: 5-hydroxytryptamine, essential oil, melatonin, metabolic indican, phalloidin, pindolol, psilocin, psilocine, psilocybin, psilocyn, psilotsin, Raudixin, Rau-Sed, reserpine, Sandril, serotonin, Serpasil, sertindole, tryptophan, tryptophane, urinary indican, Visken, volatile oil

Encyclopedia: Indole