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Fluorescence

Absorption and then reemission of photons by substances.

Fluorescence is most prominently observed in microscopy with the absorption of UV light in combination with reemission as visible light

See also fluorescence microscopy, confocal microscopy, fluorescence antibody technique, immunofluorscence, and fluorescent in situ hybridization.

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