fluorescence quenching

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fluor·es·cence quench·ing

a technique used in investigations dealing with binding of antigens (haptens) by purified antibodies, applicable in cases in which the bound antigen (hapten) absorbs (quenches) light emitted during fluorescence of protein (antibody) excited by ultraviolet light.

fluorescence quenching

A technique for investigating antigen-antibody reactions by measuring the light absorbed by an antigen mixed with a fluorescent-labeled antibody.
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