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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As a representative example, the UV absorption bands of COP-SC4A exhibited blue shift and hyperchromicity with addition of 1-butyl-3-methylimidazolium bromide(C4MIm+Br-), (Fig.
The observed hyperchromicity can be an evidence of the formation of OXA/HP-[beta]-CD complexes either in water or in buffer solutions [16].
Figure 2: Cumulative Separation of DNA Double Strands (Hyperchromicity) 0,01 [mu]g/1 of Each Compound Added to Human Carcinoma Cells Daunorubicin 9% 5-FU 5% Testosterone 9% Estradiol 4% Note: Table made from bar graph.