OBO ID: CHEBI:37960
Term Name: cyanine dye Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • cyanine dyes
  • Cyaninfarbstoff
  • Zyaninfarbstoff
Definition: Cyanine dyes are synthetic dyes with the general formula R2N[CH=CH]nCH=N(+)R2 <-> R2N(+)=CH[CH=CH]nNR2 (n is a small number) in which the nitrogen and part of the conjugated chain usually form part of a heterocyclic system, such as imidazole, pyridine, pyrrole, quinoline and thiazole.
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