Definition of "autofluorescence" [autofluorescence]
The fluorescence of substances other than the fluorophore of interest(noun)
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Use "autofluorescence" in a sentence
"A technique called flavoprotein autofluorescence was used to image a part of their brain called the dorsal cochlear nucleus DCN, which is associated with tinnitus."
"In mammalian cells, both autofluorescence and the absorption of light are greatly reduced at the red end of the spectrum."
"For detection of GFP+ myofibers, a narrow range of emission wavelength (511 to 532 nm) was used to avoid detection of autofluorescence Cells were collected and RNA was extracted using RNeasy minikit (Qiagen)."