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To produce or exhibit fluorescence.
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In this case, UV light emitted by the blacklight is causing the lure to fluoresce.
Rather, UV brighteners in lure coatings or mixed into materials are causing the lures to fluoresce under the blacklight, which emit UV light as a part of the spectrum.
A material fluoresces after light or some other form of energy excites its electrons enough to push them to a higher energy state.
Tecan US has shown that the fluorescent signal from compounds can be distinguished from that of the label, even when it is present in excess and fluoresces at the same or similar wavelength as the label.
It cures in seconds upon exposure to UV/visible light and fluoresces red for easy on-part detection prior to or following cure.
This adhesive fluoresces under black light for easy quality control inspection and is available in a variety of package sizes to accommodate manual to fully automated dispensing.
When bits of DNA from a specific pathogen attach to the probes, the complex fluoresces.
The wavelength excites the effluence until it fluoresces.
By varying the concentration of the gold relative to the dendrimers, the researchers produced dots of many sizes, each of which fluoresces at a different wavelength.
The Xillix LIFE-Lung Fluorescence Endoscopy System uses a blue light source to activate the natural fluorescence of the lung tissue, employing the principle that healthy tissue fluoresces differently than cancerous or precancerous tissues.
A Caribbean coral that fluoresces orange appears to be the first ever found to contain a symbiotic microbe that converts elemental nitrogen into a biologically usable form, as bacteria in the roots of bean plants do.
BREAK AND ENTER A cell fluoresces green, confirming the expression of a gene that metal nanorods carried into the cell.