hypochromicity

hypochromicity

[‚hī·pə·krə′mis·əd·ē]
(physical chemistry)
A decrease in the absorption of ultraviolet light by polynucleotide solutions due to the formation of an ordered secondary structure.
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Compared with model compounds, the extinction coefficient of PMKPR is a little lower, which maybe due to the polymer hypochromicity.