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  • n. A molecule or functional group which is capable of fluorescence.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • n. An atomic group the presence of which in the molecule of a compound is supposed to cause the exhibition of fluorescence. Such groupings are the ring structures in pyrone, acridine, anthracene, etc.
  • Word Usage
    "Maturation of the wild-type fluorophore is quite efficient at 28 degrees, but increasing the temperature to 37 degrees substantially reduces overall maturation and results in decreased fluorescence."
    Cross Reference
    fluorochrome    chromophore    FISH