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Medical Term:

ketonimine dyes

 

Definition: dyes in which the chromophore is =C=NH connected to two benzene rings; alkylamino groups are added para to the methane carbon on both rings. The most important member for biological purposes is auramine O; an alternative formulation is as a diphenylmethane dye.

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