Biological Macromolecules: UV-visible Spectrophotometry
Published Online: 19 APR 2001
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Schmid, F.-X. 2001. Biological Macromolecules: UV-visible Spectrophotometry. eLS. .
- Published Online: 19 APR 2001
Biological macromolecules such as proteins and nucleic acids absorb light in the UV-visible region of the spectrum. Absorbance measurements are used for measuring concentrations, for the detection of conformational changes and of ligand binding, and for following enzyme reactions.
- nucleic acids;