Photobleach | definition of photobleach by Medical dictionary
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To lose color or whiten by the action of light; for example, the use of a laser to bleach a fluorescent dye covalently linked to a macromolecule.
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2002) microinjected QDmicelles into the embryos of the carnivorous frog Xenopus and reported that the QDs were stable, nontoxic, and slow to photobleach
It has been shown by others  that some porphyrins photobleach
more rapidly when incorporated into erythrocyte ghosts (which contain photooxidizable lipids and proteins) or in microemulsions containing photooxidizable amino acids than in pure solvent.
A rectangular region was irradiated with high-intensity, 488-nm excitation to photobleach
the green fluorescence while enhancing the red fluorescence of cell membranes there.