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2,4-di·ni·tro·phe·nol (DNP, Dnp),

N2pH-OH; a toxic dye, chemically related to trinitrophenol (picric acid), used in biochemical studies of oxidative processes where it uncouples oxidative phosphorylation; it is also a metabolic stimulant.

2,4-dinitrophenol (DNP)

1 a dye used in biochemical research into oxidative processes.
2 a hapten commonly used to induce immune response.


C6H4N2O5; a toxic compound formerly used to make dyes.
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After single nucleotide extension of the hybridized DNA using nucleotides labelled with biotin (ddCTP and ddGTP) and 2,4-dinitrophenol (ddATP and ddTTP) and staining with antibodies differentiating between the two labels, the BeadChip was scanned with the HiScan SQ scanner (Illumina).
This has been demonstrated by the protonophore electron uncouplers 2,4-dinitrophenol (117) and FCCP (118), as well as with isoflurane (102).
2] pH Time Phenol 200/550 1/9 120/500 4-Chlorphenol 200/550 1/11 180-600 2,4-Dichlorphenol 50/550 2/9 180/600 2,4,6-Trichlorphenol 200/570 2/11 180/500 4-Nitrophenol 150/470 2/11 320/600 2,4-Dinitrophenol 200/530 2/10 360/600
To detect the tyrosinase and IS PCR products we used 2,4-dinitrophenol (DNP)-labeled probes.

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