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A metal-free blue chromophore derived from plant pigments

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Science Advances  03 Apr 2020:
Vol. 6, no. 14, eaaz0421
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aaz0421

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    Dear Researchers,

    I read about your recent discovery in today's Washington Post. Congratulations on this advance in creating a beautiful blue dye. I am tantalized by your belief that it will be possible to reproduce your results with readily available materials--beets and ____. I am a fabric dyer and I would love to use this "recipe" for dyeing silk and wool.
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