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syn·thet·ic dyes

organic dye compounds originally derived from coal-tar derivatives; presently produced by synthesis from benzene and its derivatives; examples include eosin, methylene blue, and fluorescein.

syn·thet·ic dyes

(sin-thet'ik dīz)
Organic dye compounds originally derived from coal-tar derivatives; currently produced by synthesis from benzene and its derivatives.
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Furthermore, dye decolorizing efficiency of immobilized laccase was investigated against different types of synthetic dyes.
t (min) A (%) B (%) C (%) 0-12 100 0 0 12-17.6 52.5 9.5 38 17.6-21 0 20 80 21-23 100 0 0 Table 2: Determination of the synthetic dyes in food samples (N = 3).
Decolorization of synthetic dyes and production of manganese dependent peroxidiase by new fungal isolates.
It is my contention that natural dyeing yields reliable and vibrant results similar to the results achieved by synthetic dyes; and depending on the show, they may be preferable.
According to organizers, up to 200,000 tons of synthetic dyes are discharged into waterways around the globe every year, making textile dye plants the second largest polluter of water.
Natural dyes typically have low affinity to textile and leather as compared to synthetic dyes. Consequently they often require mordants to improve substantivity [1].
White rot fungi, a group of lignin degrading basidiomycetes, have been shown to be able to degrade a wide range of organic pollutants including synthetic dyes due to the nonspecific and nonstereoselective nature of the ligninolytic enzymes system produced by these fungi.
(2015) reported that synthetic dyes have been decolorized using physical, chemical and biological methods.
The resurrection of the handwoven carpet industry with the introduction of modern dye houses in jails and missions (5) was offered as an example of the merits of synthetic dyes. Silk handloom weaving was also cited as having gained a new lease of life in the hands of Saurashtra weavers, leaders among who took to adopting modern methods for the creation of the famed "Madura red" sari in the inter-War years.
Pollution due to synthetic dyes toxicity and carcinogenicity studies and remediation.
According to greemnedinfo.com, "Kraft foods, for instance, recently launched an advertising campaign patting itself on the back for silently replacing the synthetic dyes in their mac & cheese (yellow 5 & 6) with curcumin, the powerful golden hued polyphenol that comes from the ancient Indian healing spice turmeric."