Active Ingredient(s):Fluorescein FDA Approved: * March 28, 2006 Pharm Company: *ALCON RES Category:Diagnostic Aid
Fluorescein is an organic compound and dye. It is available as a dark orange/red powder slightly soluble in water and alcohol. It is widely used as a fluorescent tracer for many applications.
Fluorescein is a fluorophore commonly used in microscopy, in a type of dye laser as the gain medium, in forensics and serology to detect latent blood stains, and in dye tracing. Fluorescein has an absorption maximum at 494nm and emission maximum of 512nm (in water). The major derivativ...
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