This invention provides a modified turmeric. The modified turmeric is a phosphorylated turmeric that results in a structure having greatly improved stability in the presence of light, and solubility in the presence of a solution. The invention produces a natural dye for use as a substitute for yellow dye No. 5.
University of Arkansas (Little Rock, AR)
Yang, L., & Buescher, R. (1993). Dye and method for making same. Patents Granted. Retrieved from https://scholarworks.uark.edu/pat/235