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  • n. A red, fluorescent dye, 7-hydroxy-3H-phenoxazin-3-one, related to resazurin

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A dark-red crystalline substance, C12H7NO3, formed by warming resazurin with concentrated sulphuric acid, or by treating it, in ammoniacal solution, with zinc-dust or sodium-acid sulphite. It forms carmine solutions in alkalis and is insoluble in water.


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  • Specifically, the group probed the solution-phase catalytic reduction of resazurin molecules to resorufin by measuring the fluorescent light bursts that mark each catalytic event (

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