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A salt containing the anion Fe(CN)₆³⁻
- ‘‘When glucose encounters the enzyme, hydrogen peroxide is produced, which quickly reacts with the ferricyanide to modulate the electronic structure and optical characteristics of the nanotube,’ Strano said.’
- ‘This can be caused by an unresolved contribution to the spectrum from a small proportion of cells that has higher permeability to ferricyanide ions and, consequently, increased peak-to-peak width.’
- ‘The ferricyanide test confirmed that the brown colouration of the water extracts was closely associated with tannins.’
- ‘The latter spectrum was measured after reduction of cyt-c with ascorbic acid, followed by oxidation using ferricyanide.’
- ‘The intactness of chloroplasts was estimated from the difference in the quantum yield of photosynthetic complex II in the presence and absence of ferricyanide, measured using a PAM2000 Chlorophyll Fluorometer (Walz, Germany).’
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