* Offers concise information on the fundamentals of absorption and fluorescence
* Critically reviews examples taken from previously published literature
* Highly illustrated, it is suitable for academic and institutional libraries and government laboratories
Fluorescence: Principles and observables.
Fluorophores: Descriptions and properties.
Forster energy transfer.
Origin of protein fluorescence.
Description of the structure and dynamics of &agr;1- acid glycoprotein by fluorescence studies.
Structure and dynamics of hemoglobin subunits and of myoglobin.
Fluorescence fingerprints of animal and vegetal species and/or varieties.