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  • adj. labile in the presence of light or rather, to be subject to photochemical or photophysical reactions


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  • "Control of cytoplasmic calcium with photolabile tetracarboxylate 2-nitrobenzhydrol chelators," Biophys.

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  • Polar stratospheric clouds (PSCs) are extremely efficient at catalysing the transformation of photostable chlorine reservoirs into photolabile species, which are actively involved in springtime ozone-depletion events.

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