luciferin

compound whose activated form emits light.
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luciferin

[n] - pigment occurring in luminescent organisms (as fireflies)
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luciferin

<protein> Substrate for the enzyme luciferase that catalyses an oxidative reaction leading to photon emission (bioluminescence). ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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luciferin

noun pigment occurring in luminescent organisms (as fireflies); emits heatless light when undergoing oxidation
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luciferin

in biochemistry, any of several organic compounds whose oxidation in the presence of the enzyme luciferase produces light. Luciferins vary in ... [3 related articles]
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luciferin

luciferin 1. A substance found in the cells of bioluminescent organisms; such as, glowworms and fireflies, that on oxidation emits bluish-green light with very little heat. 2. Any of several substances involved in the emission of light by a living organism. Luciferins are chemically diverse, depending on the organism. They are oxidized enzymicall...
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luciferin

an organic substance that is used by organisms such as fireflies to help produce light without heat
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