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Definition of "autofluorescence" [autofluorescence]

  • Self-induced fluorescence (noun)
  • 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)."