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 (flo͝or′ə-krōm′, flôr′-)
Any of a group of molecules that exhibit fluorescence and are often used as biological stains or are attached to proteins or other substances to serve as probes.

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(Chemistry) a chemical entity, such as a molecule or group, that exhibits fluorescence
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(ˈflʊər əˌkroʊm, ˈflɔr-, ˈfloʊr-)

any of a group of fluorescent dyes used to label biological material.
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Noun1.fluorochrome - any of various fluorescent substances used in fluorescence microscopy to stain specimens
dye, dyestuff - a usually soluble substance for staining or coloring e.g. fabrics or hair
fluorescein isocyanate, fluorescein isothiocyanate - a fluorochrome commonly conjugated with antibodies for use in indirect immunofluorescence
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We quantified the parasite DNA by qPCR using Taqman probe with Fam fluorochrome (4).
Bright field microscopy uses carbol fuschin method which involves Ziehl-Neelsen technique and Fluorescence Microscopy comprises fluorochrome procedure using Auramine O or auramine-rhodamine stain.
(1970) described Acridine orange stain as a fluorochrome stain which gives green fluorescence for Deoxy ribonucleic acid (DNA) under fluorescent microscope.
A fluorochrome on the peptide provides traceability in establishing analyte concentration, in molecules per microbead.
The resolution limit of the Apogee A60-Micro was 74 phycoerythrin (PE) molecules ofequivalent soluble fluorochrome (MESF), 304 FITC MESF, and 16 APC MESF.
During the past few years, there have been significant changes regarding the qualifications for personnel credentialed to perform flow cytometry, assays with revived clinical applications, more elegant fluorochrome development, and the size and sensitivity of instruments.
(b, h), Frieseomelitta meadewaldoi (c, i), Frieseomelitta dispar (d, j), Frieseomelitta francoi (e, k), and Frieseomelitta doederleini (f, l) after basespecific fluorochrome staining.
Florescence microscopy was done after fluorochrome staining following standard protocols and bacteria found graded according to the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (IUATLD)/WHO for reporting the sputum smear microscopy results [11].
[CD14.sup.+] and [CD4.sup.+] cells were enriched from harvested PBMCs by sorting in Moflo instrument after cells were labeled with fluorochrome conjugated antibodies against a CD14 or CD4 marker.
After a short incubation, rabbit serum is added as a source of complement and the cells that have bound the alloantibody are lysed making them permeable to the fluorochrome ethidium bromide.
As negative controls, the respective isotype control (BD) labelled with the same fluorochrome was used.