from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of several synthetic red to pink dyes having brilliant fluorescent qualities.

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  • n. any of a class of pink to red polycyclic fluorone dyes

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A phthalein formed from meta-minophenol or one of its derivatives. The simplest rhodamine, C20H13O3(NH2)2, is formed from metaminophenol and phthalic anhydrid. The rhodamines, especially those which are alkylated, are strongly colored. They are usually red, and in solution show greenish fluorescence.


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From rhodo- + amine.


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  • "Fluorescent indicators for cytosolic calcium based on rhodamine and fluorescein chromophores," J. Biol.

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  • The expression of RFP can be visualized using a fluorescence microscope with a rhodamine or FITC filter set (Wildt and Deuschle, 1999).

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  • These rhodamine-based fluorine derivatives are even more special because of their versatility.


  • (C) Immunocytochemistry of the cells at the margin of the scratch wound with rhodamine-conjugated phalloidin in the presence of 5 µg/ml mitomycin-C.

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  • Therefore, we assessed the effect of bFGF on remodeling of the actin cytoskeleton by immunostaining the cells with rhodamine-conjugated phalloidin.

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  • Baculovirus-expressed, nickel-nitrilotriacetic acid affinity chromatography purified 'ZP domain' of human ZP1 was employed to assess its capability to bind and subsequently induce acrosomal exocytosis in capacitated human spermatozoa using tetramethyl rhodamine isothiocyanate conjugated Pisum sativum Agglutinin in absence or presence of various pharmacological inhibitors.

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  • All printed in a exquisite mix of rhodamine red ...

  • Then fluoroscein (485 / 525) and rhodamine fluorescence (580 / 620) were sequentially recorded using a fluorescence plate reader.

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