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Bioluminescence

By Sachin Chorge Article submitted on January 2008 Article accepted on February 2008 Bioluminescence is the... Read More

Bioluminescence

Definition noun The production and emission of light by an organism; the capability of an organism to produce and emit light... Read More

How do marine bacteria produce light, why are they luminescent, and can we employ bacterial bioluminescence in aquatic biotechnology?

How do marine bacteria produce light, why are they luminescent, and can we employ bacterial bioluminescence in aquatic... Read More

photobiology

Photobiology Definition Photobiology, the biology of light, is a subdiscipline in biology. It focuses on the effects of... Read More

Fluorescence

Definition noun The absorption and the immediate re-emission of light or photon, which has longer wavelength when re-emitted... Read More

Luciferase

Definition noun, plural: luciferases Any of the group of enzymes that act on the oxidation of luciferin of bioluminescent... Read More

Phosphorescence

Definition noun The delayed emission of light at temperatures below incandescence, as a result of a previous light... Read More

Dinoflagellate

A dinoflagellate is a flagellate algae characterized by their two flagella of unequal length. One of the flagella is lying... Read More

Luciferin

Definition noun, plural: luciferins A substrate for the enzyme luciferase, and whose reaction generates... Read More

Biophoton

Definition noun, plural: biophotons A low-energy photon that is released by a biological system Supplement A photon is the... Read More

Keeping The Body In Sync: The Stability Of Cellular Clocks

March 14, 2007 — A study in Switzerland uses the tools of physics to show how our circadian clocks manage to... Read More

Bridging the phenotypic gap: Real-time assessment of mitochondrial function and metabolism of the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans

Bridging the phenotypic gap: Real-time assessment of mitochondrial function and metabolism of the nematode Caenorhabditis... Read More

Light energy

Definition noun A form of energy consisting of particle-like photons with wavelike properties, and in which affects the... Read More

Peripheral Timekeeping: Mammalian Cells Outside The Brain Have Their Own Circadian Clocks

Peripheral Timekeeping: Mammalian Cells Outside The Brain Have Their Own Circadian Clocks Researchers have discovered that... Read More

Siphonophore

Definition noun, plural: siphonophores Any of the various marine invertebrate of the order Siphonohorae of the class... Read More

Flavin mononucleotide

Definition noun plural: flavin mononucleotides fla·vin mon·o·nu·cle·o·tide, ˌmɒnəʊˈnjuːklɪəˌtaɪd A... Read More

Flavin adenine dinucleotide

Definition noun plural: flavin adenine dinucleotides fla·vin ad·e·nine di·nu·cle·o·tide, ad·e·nine... Read More

Mononucleotide

Definition noun plural: mononucleotides mon·o·nu·cle·o·tide, ˌmɒnəʊˈnjuːklɪəˌtaɪd A single nucleotide (as... Read More

Sensory Processing in Aquatic Environments

Sensory Processing in Aquatic Environments        ... Read More

Flavoprotein

Definition noun, plural: flavoproteins A protein containing a flavin moiety, e.g. flavin adenine dinucleotide (FAD) and... Read More

Valence electron

Definition noun, plural: valence electrons Any of the electrons on the outermost shell of an atom and takes part in chemical... Read More

The History, Biochemistry, and Potential of Quorum Sensing

Cellular Society The History, Biochemistry, and Potential of Quorum Sensing Greg Steinberg The Pennsylvania State... Read More

Cellular Society: The History, Biochemistry, and Potential of Quorum Sensing

Abstract Until the 1970s, bacteria have always been considered to act independently of a population. They were thought only... Read More

Firefly Light Helps Destroy Cancer Cells

Could the gentle firefly turn out to be a potent weapon against cancer? In a new study, researchers from London inserted... Read More

System-Driven and Oscillator-Dependent Circadian Transcription in Mice with a Conditionally Active Liver Clock

System-Driven and Oscillator-Dependent Circadian Transcription in Mice with a Conditionally Active Liver Clock   Benoît... Read More

Photon

Definition noun, plural: photons (physics) A quantum unit of light energy or electromagnetic radiation Supplement A photon... Read More