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chromophore meaning

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WChromophore
  • A chromophore is the part of a molecule responsible for its color. The color arises when a molecule absorbs certain wavelengths of visible light and transmits or reflects others.
  • In biological molecules that serve to capture or detect light energy, the chromophore is the moiety that causes a conformational change of the molecule when hit by light.
chromophore
chromophore
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    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
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    Meaning of chromophore for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this word "chromophore" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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