cyanine dye


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cyanine dye

[′sī·ə·nən ‚dī]
(organic chemistry)
C29H35N2I Green metallic crystals, soluble in water; unstable to light, the dye is used in the photography industry as a chemical sensitizer for film. Also known as iodocyanin; quinoline blue.
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Although information is less accessible regarding the dye type used in DVD recordable media, it is believed that DVD-R media use a modified form of stabilized Cyanine dye for the recording layer.
Semicoductor laser-induced fluoresence detection in capillary electrophoresis using a cyanine dye.
To achieve the optimum recording layer for DVD-R, TDK has modified the metal-stabilized cyanine dye used in its CD-R discs.
2) Study the photo-physical properties at the ensemble and single-molecule level of a new material, CyDNA (DNA highly substituted with cyanine dyes in a controllable way).
In collaboration with Idaho Technology, we synthesized and characterized >30 asymmetric cyanine dyes.
BDS developed the cyanine dyes that have become a standard fluorescent tag in numerous markets in the biotechnology industry (acquired by Amersham Biosciences in 1996), while Cellomics, Inc.
About Molecular Probes' reactive nucleic acid stains: Molecular Probes' reactive nucleic acid stains are chemically reactive versions of its highly successful substituted unsymmetrical cyanine dyes, which include products such as SYBR(R) Green I and II gel stains, SYBR(R) Gold gel stain, PicoGreen(R) double-stranded DNA quantitation reagent, RiboGreen(R) RNA quantitation reagent, OliGreen(R) single-stranded DNA quantitation reagent, and others.
Waggoner conducted much of the development work on these cyanine dyes during his 11 years as a Professor at Carnegie Mellon University.