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Researchers Create New Class of Fluorescent Dyes to Detect Reactive Oxygen Species in Vivo
December 15, 2008
Researchers have created a new family of fluorescent probes, called hydrocyanines, that can be used to detect and measure the presence of reactive oxygen species--superoxide and the hydroxide radical--in cells, tissue and, for the first time, in vivo.
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