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 (flo͝or′ə-fôr′, flôr′- )
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.

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(Chemistry) a chemical group responsible for fluorescence
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Wang, "Interaction between tryptophan-Sm(III) complex and DNA with the use of a acridine orange dye fluorophor probe," Luminescence, vol.
Ebrahimi, "Study on the interaction between morin-Bi(III) complex and DNA with the use of methylene blue dye as a fluorophor probe," Journal of the Brazilian Chemical Society, vol.
The conjugate used in this assay contains the usual FITC fluorophor along with diamidino-2-phenylindole (DAPI), a blue nuclear stain that selectively binds to double stranded DNA.
Tetracycline, a modern-day antibiotic, is a fluorophor that binds with calcium during the mineralization phase of osteon production.
Influence of fluorophor dye labels on the migration behavior of polymerase chain reaction-amplified short tandem repeats during denaturing capillary electrophoresis.
The tagging and recapture of fish whose calcified structures have been marked with the calcium-labeling fluorophor OTC offer a simple and conclusive method for establishing the timing of growth zone formation in these structures.
"Among physical techniques," he says, "one could get gross structural information by using an optical technique, such as fluorescence measurements-getting separation between two fluorophors, for instance.
The fractional cycle number where the amplification signal curve crossed the threshold ([C.sub.T]) was calculated from the fluorescence signal ratio of acceptor/donor fluorophores (channel 2/channel 1), using the previously described threshold method (18-20).
[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.