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Hexachlorofluorescein (Hex, Figure 1) is a hexachlorinated derivate of the fluorescent dye fluorescein. Due to similar spectral properties, it can be used as an alternative to VIC.

Figure 1. Structure of 5'-Hexachlorofluorescein (R = sequence).

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