fluorophore

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fluor·o·phore

 (flo͝or′ə-fôr′, flôr′- )
n.
1. A fluorochrome that is conjugated with a protein or other macromolecule and used as a probe or assay.
2. Any of various chemical groups or structural domains that are responsible for the fluorescent properties of a substance.

fluorophore

(ˈflʊərəʊˌfɔː)
n
(Chemistry) a chemical group responsible for fluorescence
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Diseased tissue has reduced fluorophors which when analyzed by a specialized detector can indicate with high sensitivity that the cells are becoming dysplastic, a precursor to cancer.
The CD-Map is a UV/visible fluorescence imaging system designed to gain image emission from native fluorophors in tissue.
8] Based on the use of lanthanide chelate fluorophors and labeled monoclonal antibodies, this was the first commercial ultrasensitive nonisotopic immunoassay methodology to be developed.
Qdot705 and Qdot800) and traditional fluorophors that emit in near infrared.
Protected by a significant portfolio of registered patents, PINPOINT does not require the administration of any contrast agent, but instead utilizes the fluorescence signal from the naturally occurring fluorophors in lung tissue to assist doctors in localizing pre-cancerous and cancerous lesions.