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  Dyes



Dyes

   Chemical substances that are used to stain and color other materials. The coloring may or may not be permanent. Dyes can also be used as therapeutic agents and test reagents in medicine and scientific research.

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Dyes
Chemical substances that are used to stain and color other materials. The coloring may or may not be permanent. Dyes can also be used as therapeutic agents and test reagents in medicine and scientific research.



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Any dye or mixture of dyes made from rosaniline, a red triphenylmethane aniline derivative.

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Colored condensation products of phenols with phthalic anhydride. Some are used in dye dilution methods to determine kidney or liver function, while others are used as pH indicators in chemistry.

Dyes, Lissamine Green
Green dyes containing ammonium and aryl sulfonate moieties that facilitate the visualization of tissues, if given intravenously. They have mostly been used in the study of kidney physiology.

Dyes, Hair
Dyes used as cosmetics to change hair color either permanently or temporarily.

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Dyes, Fluorescent
Dyes that emit light when exposed to light. The wave length of the emitted light is usually longer than that of the incident light. Fluorochromes are substances that cause fluorescence in other substances, i.e., dyes used to mark or label other compounds with fluorescent tags. They are used as markers in biochemistry and immunology.

Dye, Amaranth
A sulfonic acid-based naphthylazo dye used as a coloring agent for foodstuffs and medicines and as a dye and chemical indicator. It was banned by the FDA in 1976 for use in foods, drugs, and cosmetics. (From Merck Index, 11th ed)

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Dye, 2,6-Dichlorobenzenoneindophenol
A dye used as a reagent in the determination of vitamin C.

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Methods of investigating the effectiveness of anticancer cytotoxic drugs and biologic inhibitors. These include in vitro cell-kill models and cytostatic dye exclusion tests as well as in vivo measurement of tumor growth parameters in laboratory animals.

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