hyperchromicity

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hyperchromicity

[‚hī·pər·krō′mis·əd·ē]
(physical chemistry)
An increase in the absorption of ultraviolet light by polynucleotide solutions due to a loss of the ordered secondary structure.
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This is presumably due to the electron delocalization of the chromophoric group resulted from grafting benzophenone chromophoric group to the main polymer chains, and so the extended chromophoric conjugation contributed to bathochromic and hyperchromic shifts in UV-VIS absorption [14].