Definition of Chemoluminescence

1. Noun. (chemistry) The emission of light as the result of a chemical reaction. ¹



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Medical Definition of Chemoluminescence

1. Light emitted as a reaction proceeds. Becoming used increasingly to assay ATP (using firefly luciferase) and the production of toxic oxygen species by activated phagocytes (using luminol or lucigenin as bystander substrates that release light when oxidized). See: bioluminescence. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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