isocyanine

isocyanine

[¦ī·sō′sī·ə‚nēn]
(organic chemistry)
Any one of a series of dyes whose structure has two heterocyclic or quinoline rings connected by an odd number chain of carbon atoms containing conjugated double bonds; for example, cyanine blue.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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It was the release of methyl isocyanine insecticide gas that caused the Bhopal, India, disaster a few decades ago, the effects of which are still being felt by the victims and by Union Carbide India Corp.
Last year, Syria has also exported to Iran some $16.135 million of various products including olive oil, isocyanine, iso and poly urtan and isocyanate.