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Fluorescence Spectrophotometry

  1. Peter TC So,
  2. Chen Y Dong

Published Online: 20 JUN 2001

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0002978



How to Cite

So, P. T. and Dong, C. Y. 2001. Fluorescence Spectrophotometry. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 JUN 2001


Fluorescence spectrophotometry is a class of techniques that assay the state of a biological system by studying its interactions with fluorescent probe molecules. This interaction is monitored by measuring the changes in the fluorescent probe optical properties.


  • fluorescence;
  • phosphorescence;
  • spectroscopy