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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[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.
"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.