Definition of Rhodamine

1. Noun. (chemistry) any of a class of pink to red polycyclic fluorone dyes ¹



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Definition of Rhodamine

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Rhodamine

1. A group of triphenylmethane derived dyes are referred to as rhodamines, lissamines etc. Many are fluorescent and are used as fluorochromes in labelling proteins and membrane probes. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rhodamine

rhizostome
rhizostomes
rhizotaxis
rhizotomies
rhizotomist
rhizotomists
rhizotomy
rhizotron
rhizoxin
rho
rho(d) immune globulin
rhoA p21 geranylgeranyltransferase
rho factor
rho gene
rhodamin
rhodamine (current term)
rhodamine B
rhodamines
rhodamins
rhodammonium
rhodanate
rhodanates
rhodanese
rhodanic
rhodanic acid
rhodanic acids
rhodanine
rhodanthe
rhodarsenide

Literary usage of Rhodamine

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1. Commercial Organic Analysis: A Treatise on the Properties, Proximate by Alfred Henry Allen, Henry Leffmann (1900)
"Tannic acid, in presence of sodium acetate, gives a bright crimson precipitate of rhodamine tannate which is not fast to light, but if tartar-emetic be also ..."

2. Synthetic Colouring Matters: Dyestuffs Derived from Pyridine, Quinoline by John Theodore Hewitt (1922)
"rhodamine S occurs as a dark green crystalline powder soluble in water with red ... If phosphorus oxychloride be allowed to react with a rhodamine 1 in ..."

3. The Chemistry of Pigments by Ernest John Parry, John Henry Coste (1902)
"The simplest possible rhodamine, of course, would be that obtained by the action of ... Commercial rhodamine forms a red powder, readily soluble in water, ..."

4. Chemistry of Dye-stuffs by Georg von Georgievics (1903)
"rhodamine sulphonic acids have been produced, containing sulpho groups either in the phthalic acid radicle, or in the other nuclei. ..."

5. An Introduction to the Study of the Compounds of Carbon, Or, Organic Chemistry by Ira Remsen, William Ridgely Orndorff (1922)
"rhodamine 3!$ is the ethyl ester of rhodamine B. It is formed by esterifying ... This reaction shows the presence of the free carboxyl group in rhodamine B. ..."

6. The Dyeing of Paper Pulp by Julius Erfurt (1901)
"All the various brands of rhodamine are used principally for dyeing brilliant pink shades for ... rhodamine B produces a purer shade than rose bengale NT, ..."

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