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phen·a·zine (fĕn′ə-zēn′) also phen·a·zin (-zĭn)
A yellow crystalline compound, C12H8N2, used in the manufacture of dyes.
(Elements & Compounds) a yellow crystalline tricyclic compound that is the parent compound of many azine dyes and some antibiotics. Formula: C6H4N2C6H4
[C19: from pheno- + azine]
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Superoxide scavenging activity: For the detection of superoxide radical scavenging activity the reaction mixture was contained of 78 M NADH 10 M phenazin
methosulfate 50 M nitroblue tetrazolium and sample solutions containing 0.
Spectra were simplified after derivatization of the mixture with o-phenylene diamine to yield the phenazin
derivative 1c (Foo 1993).