Definition of rhodamine in English:


Line breaks: rhoda|mine
Pronunciation: /ˈrəʊdəmiːn


  • Any of a number of synthetic dyes derived from xanthene, used to colour textiles: rhodamine B
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    • Fluorescent quenching of ethidium bromide and of rhodamine covalently attached to DNA suggested that the DNA within neutral, reverse micelles was condensed.
    • The beam profile was determined using a rhodamine sample in ethanol.
    • Typically, researchers can view no more than three colors at once with ordinary fluorescence labeling using proteins, such as green fluorescent protein, or organic dyes, such as rhodamine.


late 19th century: from rhodo- 'rose-coloured' + amine.

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