Illuminating Biology with Luminescence

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Researchers exploit the chemical reaction between luciferase and luciferin naturally occurring in bioluminescent organisms to study different biological phenomena. Plate readers with advanced optics allow scientists to measure light emission from luciferase expression systems in real time.

Watch this video from Tecan to learn how multimodal plate readers measure luciferase signals in gene expression, ATP, and protein-protein interaction detection experiments.

Source: the-scientist.com

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