Definition of fluorochrome in English:

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fluorochrome

Pronunciation: /ˈflʊərə(ʊ)krəʊm/
/ˈflɔːrə(ʊ)krəʊm/

noun

A chemical that fluoresces, especially one used as a label in biological research.
Example sentences
  • In these experiments, the CTs of No.18 and No.19 were visualized simultaneously by painting these territories with differently labeled fluorochromes.
  • EtBr, as a fluorochrome intercalating into DNA, is widely used for the study of molecular organization of chromatin.
  • Slides were prepared using the same enzyme treatment employed for fluorochromes, except that they were not aged before staining.

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