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the chemical group that gives color to a molecule

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A precise quantitative result is complicated by scattering in tissue and absorption of other chromophores in tissue like melanin.
This exciton jumps from one chromophore to another until it reaches a reaction center, where that energy is harnessed to build the molecules that support life.
The chromophore in an excited triplet state is reduced either by an electron or by a hydrogen transfer from a compound in the environment.
Among the organic NLO chromophores, pyrazolines embedded in polymer show good optical properties, such as polarization, color change, fluorescent complex formation, polymorphism, molecular refraction and photochromism behavior.
In contrast, RF energy heats the hair follicle from the outside in and requires no chromophore.
Despite its widespread use, however, mRFP1 had several limitations, including incomplete chromophore maturation, relatively low brightness, and fast photobleaching during imaging experiments.
They create opaque chromophores (filters) on the surface of the skin which guard against potential damage, but remember that you should not substitute SPF protection for a self-tanning product.
ob) reported on Thursday that it has received outstanding test results from one of its Perkinamine chromophores showing Third-order properties.
When light is shined on the chromophores, they absorb it, exciting the electrons," Dwyer said.
Other subjects explored include hydrogen bonding effects on the photochemistry of chromophores in solution, photochemical generation of silicon-centered radicals and their reactions, and photochemical processes at the air-water interface of atmospheric droplets.
This work applies the measurement model to the measurement of absorbance in mixtures of microspheres and chromophores and to a suspension of microalgae.
During his doctoral research, Kevin investigated photo-responsive polymer systems based on azobenzene chromophores, and the mechanisms by which these polymers could be surface patterned by exposure to an interference pattern of light.
Investigators assessed the water solubility of the resulting chromophores by submerging pears in ascorbic acid solutions for 24 hours.
Other false chromophores produced by binding to alkaline picrate cause small non-significant variations in the measured creatinine value, including bilirubin, acetoacetate, pyruvate and cephalosporins.