Molecule of the Week
April 16, 2007
Rhodamine 6G is a fluorescent molecule—it gives off a specific wavelength of light when excited by light of a different wavelength. 6G was once used in dye lasers, but it is now used to detect biological compounds at the single molecule level.
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