cyanine dye

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Noun1.cyanine dye - any of a class of dyes containing a -CH= group linking two heterocyclic rings containing nitrogen; used as sensitizers in photography
dye, dyestuff - a usually soluble substance for staining or coloring e.g. fabrics or hair
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The researchers used Sybr[R] Green, an asymmetrical cyanine dye used as a nucleic acid stain.
Researchers in Japan have recently improved the existing probing techniques using a cyanine dye called Cy3.
While cyanine dye is used for determining cardiac output, hepatic function, liver- blood flow and for ophthalmic angiography, it is also considered to be of potential help in treatment of various cancers.
Inhibition of tau polymerization with a cyanine dye in two distinct model systems.
Thus pinacyanol chloride, a cyanine dye is more hydrophobic and more aggregating in nature.
Improving upon 2-D electrophoresis, 2-D DIGE enables detection and quantitation of real biological differences in protein abundance between different samples using cyanine dye labelling with size- and charge-matched, spectrally resolvable CyDye DIGE Fluor minimal dyes.
You may recall that SYBR Green I is an asymmetrical cyanine dye used as a nucleic acid stain in molecular biology.
Mitsui, which is under-appreciated as a player in the CD media business, was a pioneer (with Kodak) in offering a "gold" phthalocyanine dye recording layer that--independent tests generally confirm--enable a longer archival life than the earlier "green" cyanine dye layers do.
According to the company, the dye carries the stability benefits of the phthalocyanine dye with the compatibility benefits of a cyanine dye.
The CellTox[TM] Green Cytotoxicity Assay uses an asymmetric cyanine dye as a fluorescent marker that is impermeable to live cells but strongly binds DNA from dead cells, providing a signal that is directly proportional to cytotoxicity.
However, most DVD-R discs tested are based on a stabilized Cyanine dye.