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A yellow crystalline organic compound, C13H10O, that is soluble in ether and is used as a fungicide and in organic synthesis. The structural unit of xanthene is a feature in several fluorescent dyes.
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(Elements & Compounds) a yellowish crystalline heterocyclic compound used as a fungicide; benzo-1,4-pyran. Its molecular structural unit is found in many dyes, such as rhodamine and fluorescein. Formula: CH2(C6H4)2O
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a yellow, crystalline substance, C13H10O, used in organic synthesis and as a fungicide.
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PV-10 is an injectable formulation of rose bengal disodium (RB) (4,5,6,7-tetrachloro-2',4',5',7'-tetraiodofluorescein disodium salt), which is a small molecule halogenated xanthene and PV-10's active pharmaceutical ingredient.
Panotico staining was performed according to the following procedures: slides were immersed in (1) 0.1% triarylmethane solution, (2) 0.1% xanthene solution, and (3) 0.1% thiazine solution; the slides were kept in each solution for 5 seconds.
Riboflavin (RF), camphorquinone (CQ) and xanthene dyes are commonly used as sensitizers in preparing hydrogels, because they possess biocompatibility and low cytotoxicity [7-9].
Reactive oxygen species, such as hydrogen peroxide and superoxide, are produced by xanthene oxidase.13 Drugs like allopurinol and febuxostat inhibit xanthene oxidase to reduce oxidative stress which results in LVH reduction.14 In addition, Dundee et.al has already reported the role of allopurinol in the regression of LVH in CKD and IHD patients.11,15 International data on the role of allopurinol in reducing LV mass both in CKD and in patients with normal renal functions is available but local literature is lacking.11,15 The current study was planned to fill that knowledge gap.
Cooked spinach is full of xanthene and beta carotene, which improve eyesight.
Stephenson, "Fluorescent probes and switches based on the xanthene dyes rhodamine and fluorescein," vol.
Baharangiz, "Synthesis, characterization and magnetic properties of novel heat resistant polyimide nanocomposites derived from 14H-dibenzo [a, j] xanthene," Journal of Polymer Research, vol.
wt.479; IUPAC name N-[9-(ortho-carboxyphenyl)-6-(diethylamino)-3H-xanthen-3-ylidene] diethyl ammonium chloride), is a highly water soluble, basic red dye of the xanthene class.
Main Raman shift bands (labeled in Figure 5 from A to F in increasing wavenumber order) correspond to xanthene C-C-C ring in-plane bending (611 [cm.sup.-1], A), xanthene C-H bending out of plane (770 [cm.sup.-1], B), convolution of ethylamine C-C stretching and C-H bending (1190 [cm.sup.-1], C), xanthene C-H bending (1310 [cm.sup.-1], D), convolution of xanthene C-C stretching and xanthene-phenyl C-C stretching (1354 [cm.sup.-1], E), and xanthene C-C stretching (1504 [cm.sup.-1], F) [53].
El-Sepai, "Spectrophotometric determination of some fluoroquinolone antibacterials by binary complex formation with xanthene dyes," Farmaco, vol.
Xanthene dyes are a family of compounds characterized by an intense absorption and fluorescence that has been widely employed for a variety of technological applications [1-5].