Patent Number: 6,967,250

Title: Energy transfer dyes

Abstract: Energy transfer dyes, their preparation, and their use as labels in biological systems is disclosed. The dyes are preferably in the form of cassettes which enable their attachment to a variety of biological materials. The dyes and the reagents that can be made from them offer a wide variety of fluorescent labels with large Stokes' shifts enabling their use in a variety of fluorescence applications over a wide range of the visible spectrum.

Inventors: Kumar; Shiv (Belle Mead, NJ), Nampalli; Satyam (Belle Mead, NJ), Khot; Mahesh (Edison, NJ)

Assignee: Amersham Biosciences Corp

International Classification: C07D 265/36 (20060101); C07D 265/00 (20060101); C07D 265/36 ()

Expiration Date: 1/22/02018