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- n. A chlorinated derivative of fluorescein formed from dichlorodihydrofluorescein when used as an indicator of peroxynitrite formation
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DCFH-DA diffuses through the cell membrane and is hydrolyzed by intracellular esterases to nonfluorescent dichlorofluorescin (DCFH) that is rapidly oxidized to highly fluorescent dichlorofluorescein by ROS such as hydrogen peroxide
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