Definition of cyanine in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsīənēn/
Pronunciation: /ˈsīənin/

Entry from US English dictionary


A blue pigment that is a mixture of cobalt blue and Prussian blue.
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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Syllabification: cy·a·nine

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