chemiluminescence


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chemiluminescence

 [kem″ĭ-loo″mĭ-nes´ens]
luminescence produced by direct transformation of chemical energy into light energy.

chem·i·lu·mi·nes·cence

(kem'ē-lū'min-es'ens),
Light produced by chemical action usually at, or below, room temperature.
Synonym(s): chemoluminescence

chemiluminescence

/chemi·lu·mi·nes·cence/ (kem″ĭ-loo″mĭ-nes´ens) luminescence produced by direct transformation of chemical energy into light energy.

chem·i·lu·mi·nes·cence

(kem'ē-lū-mi-nes'ĕns)
Light produced by chemical action usually at, or below, room temperature.
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Chemiluminescence based assays are usually used for screening of blood donors in high volume blood banks due to automation facilities, higher testing throughput and objective interpretation of results, however expensive instru-mentation is required for them thus limiting their use in resource limited settings.
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Light emission chemiluminescence and fatty acid composition were used as an index of the oxidative destruction of lipids.
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Alpha Innotech recently introduced the FluorChem Q, which can be used for both fluorescent and chemiluminescence western blots.
Very high signal-to-noise ratio, and low detection limits can be achieved in chemiluminescence applications including immunoassays, enzyme assays, reporter gene assays, ATP determinations, RNA and DNA quantitation, cytotoxicity measurements, mycoplasma detection, beta-galactosidase assays and cell proliferation measurements.
The Sievers 355 Sulfur Chemiluminescence Detector (SCD) and Sievers 255 Nitrogen Chemiluminescence Detector (NCD) products will be integrated into Agilent's Chemical Analysis Solutions unit within its Life Sciences and Chemical Analysis business.
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