Studies on a modern method of preparing authentic mauveine

M. John Plater, Andrea Raab

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The compositions of modern mauveines I and II made using tert-butyl-p-toluidine are analysed by HPLC and compared with authentic mauveine and a standard consisting of mauveine A, B2, B and C. The composition of modern mauveine II is similar to that of authentic mauveine.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)180-183
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Chemical Research
Issue number3
Early online date1 Mar 2015
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2015


  • HPLC
  • tert-butyl-p-toludine
  • trimethylcarbinol
  • mauveine
  • mauve
  • coal-tar dye


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