cyanine dye


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any of a class of dyes containing a -CH= group linking two heterocyclic rings containing nitrogen

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Further noting information is less accessible regarding the dye type used in DVD recordable media, the study says it is believed DVD-R media use a modified form of stabilized cyanine dye for the recording layer.
Media using cyanine dye performed well when exposed to light but had problems when under temperature/humidity stress conditions.
The Ettan DIGE system consists of three key components: Amersham Biosciences' proprietary cyanine dye chemistry, CyDye(TM) DIGE fluors (exclusively licensed to Amersham Biosciences from Carnegie Mellon University), Typhoon(TM) variable-mode gel imager, and DeCyder(TM) differential analysis software.
7GB capacity in its DVD-R discs by use of its proprietary MSI metal-stabilized cyanine dye technology, which was retuned for the shorter laser wavelength necessary for higher-density optical recording.
According to Kramer, TDK's Certified Plus discs combine the company's MSi metal-stabilized cyanine dye with its Reflex Mirror Tuning Technology to give the CD Rocket the power to create discs with more precisely formed recording marks at high 8x speeds.
Also on display is TDK's write-once DVD-R disc, which uses a modified form of the metal-stabilized cyanine dye currently used in TDK's CD-R line of optical discs.
TDK achieved this remarkable breakthrough in optical media through the use of a high-sensitivity cyanine dye recording material that creates accurate, well-formed recording "pits" on the disc.
The fluorophores for NIR imaging had been typically limited to the general class of cyanine dyes such as indocyanine green.
My recent work has shown that PALM-like imaging of DNA can achieve a spatial resolution below 40 nm by using intercalating cyanine dyes in combination with a buffer that promotes photo-blinking.
To assess the stability of the cyanine dyes relative to the instrument stability, a homogeneous fluorescent material, SRM 2242, was incorporated into the study.
Wu, now at Stanford University Medical School, investigated cyanine dyes, a class of light-sensitive compounds used in photography.
The intercalating dye ethidium bromide, which had been used to demonstrate the concept of real-time PCR, was soon replaced with asymmetric cyanine dyes that were less inhibitory to the PCR (6).