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photoswitchable

Definitions

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  • adj. Capable of being photoswitched, or switched by an optical signal.

Etymologies

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photo- + switchable

Examples

  • A photoswitchable optical highlighter, termed PS-CFP, derived by mutagenesis of a green fluorescent protein variant, has been observed to transition from cyan to green fluorescence upon illumination at 405 nanometers (note photoconversion of the central cell in Figures 6 (b) and 6 (e)).

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  • This is possible by taking advantage of new optical probes like photoswitchable fluorescent proteins and organic dyes and the latest developments of highly sensitive cameras.

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  • Chemie about their use of electron diffraction studies to observe a photoswitchable molecule in the process of 'switching ".

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