Fluorescence
Fluorescence is the emission of light by a substance that has absorbed light or other electromagnetic radiation. It is a form of luminescence. In most cases, the emitted light has a longer wavelength,...
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World's first fluorescent frog that glows bright green is found in Argentina
World's first fluorescent frog that glows bright green is found in Argentina Under normal light the polka-dot tree frog is a dull green/brown colour But scie...
Why Some Mushrooms Glow In The Dark
A team of scientists recently created some fake, glowing mushrooms and scattered them in a Brazilian forest in hopes of solving an ancient mystery: Why do some fungi emit light? The question goes back...
Luminous Beauty: The Secret World of Fluorescent Arthropods
All around you, an amazing show is going on. Many arthropods have a secret: they glow under ultraviolet light.
Fluorescence in the life sciences
Fluorescence is used in the life sciences generally as a non-destructive way of tracking or analysing biological molecules by means of fluorescence.Some proteins or small molecules in cells are natura...
Fluorescence in the life sciences - Wikipedia
Fluorophore
A fluorophore (or fluorochrome, similarly to a chromophore) is a fluorescent chemical compound that can re-emit light upon light excitation. Fluorophores typically contain several combined aromatic g...
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Kautsky effect
Kautsky effect (also named, fluorescence transient, fluorescence induction or fluorescence decay) is a phenomenon consisting on a typical variation on the behavior of a plant fluorescence when is expo...
Kautsky effect - Wikipedia
Radioactivity in biological research
Radioactivity can be used in life sciences as a radiolabel to visualise components or target molecules in a biological system. Some radionuclei are synthesised in particle accelerators and have short ...
Fluorescent protein
The green fluorescent protein (GFP) is a protein composed of 238 amino acid residues (26.9 kDa) that exhibits bright green fluorescence when exposed to light in the blue to ultraviolet range. Although...
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FluoProbes
The FluoProbes series of fluorescent dyes were developed by Interchim to improve performances of standard fluorophores. They are designed for labeling biomolecules, cells, tissues or beads in advanced...
Optode
An optode or optrode is an optical sensor device that optically measures a specific substance usually with the aid of a chemical transducer.
An optode requires three components to function: a chem...
Förster resonance energy transfer
Förster resonance energy transfer (FRET), fluorescence resonance energy transfer (FRET), resonance energy transfer (RET) or electronic energy transfer (EET) is a mechanism describing energy transfer b...
Förster resonance energy transfer - Wikipedia
Fluorescence loss in photobleaching
Fluorescence Loss in Photobleaching (FLIP) is a fluorescence microscopy technique used to examine movement of molecules inside cells and membranes. A cell membrane is typically labeled with a fluoresc...
Fluorescence loss in photobleaching - Wikipedia
JUNQ and IPOD
JUNQ and IPOD are types of cytosolic protein inclusion bodies in eukaryotes.Neurodegenerative diseases, such as Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, and Huntington’s, are associated and correlated with protein a...
JUNQ and IPOD - Wikipedia
Luminous Beauty: The Secret World of Fluorescent Arthropods
All around you, an amazing show is going on. Many arthropods have a secret: they glow under ultraviolet light.
Fluorescent lamp
A fluorescent lamp or a fluorescent tube is a low pressure mercury-vapor gas-discharge lamp that uses fluorescence to produce visible light. An electric current in the gas excites mercury vapor which...
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Fluorescence anisotropy
Fluorescence anisotropy is the phenomenon where the light emitted by a fluorophore has unequal intensities along different axes of polarization. Early pioneers in the field include Aleksander Jablonsk...
Color Rendering Index
The color rendering index (CRI), sometimes called color rendition index, is a quantitative measure of the ability of a light source to reveal the colors of various objects faithfully in comparison wit...
Color Rendering Index - Wikipedia
(Z)-Stilbene
(Z)-Stilbene is a diarylethene, that is, a hydrocarbon consisting of a cis ethene double bond substituted with a phenyl group on both carbon atoms of the double bond. The name stilbene was derived fro...
(Z)-Stilbene - Wikipedia
Tetrasodium tris(bathophenanthroline disulfonate)ruthenium(II)
Tetrasodium tris(bathophenanthroline disulfonate)ruthenium(II) (Na4Ru(bps)3) is a coordination compound containing a ruthenium center. In this form, it is the salt of a sulfonic acid. This compound is...
Tetrasodium tris(bathophenanthroline disulfonate)ruthenium(II) - Wikipedia
Color temperature
The color temperature of a light source is the temperature of an ideal black-body radiator that radiates light of comparable hue to that of the light source. Color temperature is a characteristic of v...
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Fluorescence cross-correlation spectroscopy
Fluorescence cross-correlation spectroscopy (FCCS) was introduced by Eigen and Rigler in 1994 and experimentally realized by Schwille in 1997. It extends the fluorescence correlation spectroscopy (...
Supercritical angle fluorescence microscopy
Supercritical Angle Fluorescence Microscopy (SAF) is a technique to detect and characterize fluorescent species (proteins, biomolecules, pharmaceuticals, etc.) and their behaviour very close or even a...
Supercritical angle fluorescence microscopy - Wikipedia
Chemical imaging
Chemical imaging (as quantitative – chemical mapping) is the analytical capability to create a visual image of components distribution from simultaneous measurement of spectra and spatial, time inform...
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Resonance fluorescence
Resonance fluorescence is fluorescence from an atom or molecule in which the light emitted is at the same frequency as the light absorbed.A photon is absorbed, causing an electron to jump to a higher ...
Photobleaching
Photobleaching: The movie shows photobleaching of a fluorosphere. The movie is accelerated, the whole process happened during 4 minutes.In optics, photobleaching (sometimes termed fading) is the pho...
Light sheet fluorescence microscopy
Light sheet fluorescence microscopy (LSFM) is a fluorescence microscopy technique with an intermediate optical resolution, but good optical sectioning capabilities and high speed. In contrast to epifl...
Light sheet fluorescence microscopy - Wikipedia