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Betalains as Colorants and Pigments

  • Erum Akbar Hussain
  • Zubi Sadiq
  • Muhammad Zia-Ul-Haq
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Abstract

Colors are the unique identification of any object. A colorant can act as either a pigment or a dye. Pigments are the chemicals that absorb light of specific wavelength and prevent certain wavelengths of light from being transmitted or reflected. They are also regarded as subtractive colors. The colors of pigments interpret in the brain by producing neural impulse when eye seizures the diverted or reflected non-engrossed energy.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Erum Akbar Hussain
    • 1
  • Zubi Sadiq
    • 1
  • Muhammad Zia-Ul-Haq
    • 1
  1. 1.Lahore College for Women UniversityLahorePakistan

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