Skip to Content

fluorescence resonance energy transfer microscopy

 

Definition: transfer of excitation from a donor dye to an acceptor dye, at very small distances of 1–5 nm, without release of a photon. This technique facilitates the visualization of biologic phenomena that cause alterations at molecular distances.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.

Hide