variants or tricarbocyanine dye
: any of a class of cyanine dyes in whose structure the two heterocyclic rings are joined by a seven-carbon chain (as =CH−CH=CH−CH=CH−CH=CH−)
especially : any such dye containing two quinoline rings

Word History


tri- + carbocyanine

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“Tricarbocyanine.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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