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n.1.(Chem.) The blue coloring matter of flowers; - called also anthokyan and anthocyanin.
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A cocktail of Alexa Fluor 488-conjugated donkey anti-chicken and Cyanin 3-conjugated donkey antirabbit antibodies (1:500, Jackson Immuno Research) was applied to the sections for 2 h.
Abbreviations: ECD, phycoerythrin Texas-Red; FITC, fluorescein isothiocyanate; PC7, phycoerythrin cyanin 7; PE, phycoerythrin.
Cyanin molecules take their name from their deep blue color ("cyan" is derived from the Greek word meaning "pure dark blue").