Definition of cyanine in English:

cyanine

Syllabification: cy·a·nine
Pronunciation: /ˈsīəˌnēn, -nin
 
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noun

  • A blue pigment that is a mixture of cobalt blue and Prussian blue.
    More example sentences
    • For example, fluorescent cyanine and related dyes can be attached to amine, hydroxy or sulfhydryl groups of avidin and to antibodies and to lectins.

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