Definition of Calcein

1. Noun. A fluorescent dye related to fluorescein and having the chemical formula C30H26N2O13; used in some contexts as a calcium indicator ¹



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Medical Definition of Calcein

1. A calcium chelating agent that fluoresces brightly in the presence of bound calcium. The acetomethoxy derivative can be transported into live cells and the reagent is useful as a viability test and for short term marking of cells. (21 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Calcein

calcarine artery
calcarine branch of medial occipital artery
calcarine fasciculus
calcariuria
calcars
calceate
calceated
calced
calcedon
calcedonies
calcedons
calcedony
calceiform
calcein (current term)
calceins
calcemia
calceolaria
calceolate
calcergy
calces
calceus
calci-
calcia
calcian
calciborite
calcic
calcic water
calcicole

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