What is another word for Xanthin?

35 synonyms found


[ zˈanθɪn], [ zˈanθɪn], [ z_ˈa_n_θ_ɪ_n]

There are various synonyms for Xanthin, which is a yellow crystalline compound commonly found in plants and animal tissue. Some of the alternate names for Xanthin include xanthine, oxidized xanthine, methylxanthine, and theophylline. Theophylline is a derivative of Xanthin and is used in the treatment of respiratory diseases such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Methylxanthine is another derivative of Xanthin that has stimulant effects on the central nervous system. Other related compounds include caffeine, theobromine, and paraxanthine. While these compounds have similar chemical structures, they differ in their properties and applications.

Related words: xanthine, xanthinic acid, xanthinuria, xanthine oxidase, xanthine dehydrogenase, xanthine oxidoreductase

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    How to use "Xanthin" in context?

    Xanthin is a naturally occurring yellow pigment found in a wide range of fruits and vegetables. Xanthin is mostly found in the skins and flesh of plants, but it can also be found in the ovaries of flowers. Xanthin is a member of the carotenoid family and is responsible for giving many plants their yellow appearance. Xanthin is most commonly found in paprika, oranges, and apricots, but can also be found in carrots, potatoes, and pumpkins. Xanthin is heat resistant and can be used to color food items that are not meant to be cooked, such as ice cream and yogurt.

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