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ID: 300380329
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300380329

 

Record Type: concept
carminic acid (acid, <materials by property>, ... Materials (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Soluble red or purple-brown powder extracted from the dried female scale insect Dactylopius coccus. The percentage of acidity changes the color of Carminic acid from a bright red to yellow or deep violet. It is the primary ingredient in cochineal dyestuff and is used in paint pigments, color photography, and textile dyeing.
 
Terms:
carminic acid (preferred,C,U,English-P,UF,U,U)
acid, carminic (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
cochinilin (C,U,English,UF,U,U)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  M.MT

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Materials Facet
Materials Facet
Hierarchy of Materials (hierarchy name)
.... Materials (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of materials (substances)
........ materials (substances) (G)
Hierarchy of <materials by property>
............ <materials by property> (G)
Hierarchy of acid
................ acid (G)
Hierarchy of carminic acid
.................... carminic acid (G)

Related concepts:
constituent of ....  cochineal (colorant)
..........................  (<colorant for dye and pigment>, colorant (material), ... Materials (hierarchy name)) [300013597]

Sources and Contributors:
acid, carminic............  [GCI, VP]
.............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
carminic acid............  [GCI Preferred, VP Preferred]
..........................  AATA database (2002-) accessed 24 January 2013
..........................  Academic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology [online] (n.d.) accessed 24 January 2013
..........................  McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms [online] (2003) accessed 24 January 2013
..........................  MFA Conservation and Art Material Encyclopedia Online: CAMEO (2005-) accessed 24 January 2013
cochinilin............  [GCI, VP]
.......................  McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms [online] (2003) accessed 24 January 2013
 
Subject: .....  [VP]
 
Note:
English .......... [GCI, VP]
.......... AATA database (2002-) accessed 24 January 2013
.......... Academic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology [online] (n.d.) accessed 24 January 2013
.......... McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms [online] (2003) accessed 24 January 2013
.......... MFA Conservation and Art Material Encyclopedia Online: CAMEO (2005-) accessed 24 January 2013

 

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