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Descriptor English: Carbocyanines
Descriptor Spanish: Carbocianinas
Descriptor Portuguese: Carbocianinas
Descriptor French: Carbocyanines
Entry term(s): Carbocyanine
Tree number(s): D02.455.326.397.300
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002232
Scope note: Compounds that contain three methine groups. They are frequently used as cationic dyes used for differential staining of biological materials.
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
Pharm Action: Coloring Agents
Previous Indexing: Alkenes (1972-1975)
Quinolines (1972-1975)
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under QUINOLINES 1976-90
History Note: 91(76); was see under QUINOLINES 1976-90
DeCS ID: 2271
Unique ID: D002232
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Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1975/07/18
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Carbocyanines - Preferred
Concept UI M0003347
Scope note Compounds that contain three methine groups. They are frequently used as cationic dyes used for differential staining of biological materials.
Preferred term Carbocyanines
Entry term(s) Carbocyanine



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