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Loss of color by a pigment (such as chlorophyll or rhodopsin) when illuminated.
- ‘The porphyrin solutions were handled in the dark to avoid any photobleaching.’
- ‘Unfortunately, it causes considerable photobleaching because the same fluorophores are under constant illumination.’
- ‘The photoproduct again undergoes photobleaching during the second illumination.’
- ‘Changes of state, photobleaching, and photocycling often involve subtle changes in tertiary structure.’
- ‘Another advantage of two-photon excitation is the decreased extent of photobleaching and photodamage above and below the focal plane.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.