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fluorescent dyes

Definition:
Agents that emit light after excitation by light. The wave length of the emitted light is usually longer than that of the incident light. Fluorochromes are substances that cause fluorescence in other substances, i.e., dyes used to mark or label other compounds with fluorescent tags.
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Entry Terms:
  • fluorochromes
  • fluorophores
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/3057
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RDF/XMLCreated 2006-01-19, last modified 2019-04-15