Xanthone sentence example
- 8 6 CO 3 5 O // 3 Xanthone.
- Baeyer has suggested that the nine carbon atom system of xanthone may act as a chromophore.
- An alternative view, due to Green, is that the oxygen atom of the xanthone ring is tetravalent, a supposition which permits the formulation of these substances as ortho-quinonoids.
- When heated in air for many hours it decomposes, yielding carbon dioxide, phenol and xanthone.