(organic compound) A substance isomeric with, and resembling, indigo blue; a component of Tyrian purple
Same as Urrhodin.
A substance isomeric with, and resembling, indigo blue, and accompanying it as a side product, in its artificial production.
Indirubin is a chemical compound most often produced as a byproduct of bacterial metabolism. For instance, it is one of the compounds responsible for the generally benign condition purple urine bag syndrome, resulting from bacteria metabolizing indoxyl sulfate found naturally in urine.