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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Light emitted during absorption of radiation of some other (invisible) wavelength.

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  • They fall through a sheet of laser light and the resulting fluorescence is recorded.
  • Because glucose displaces the fluorescent molecules, the level of fluorescence is high when bodily glucose levels are low.
  • The ability to precisely control fluorescence is particular useful when tracking particle movement in a crowded environment.
  • In this assay, red blood cells (RBCs) are incubated with a dye, EMA, and the fluorescence is measured in comparison to a control. for more
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