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Firefly luminescence: A historical perspective and recent developments

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Abstract

Significant advances have occurred regarding our knowledge of firefly luciferase mechanisms. Although most of this progress was an outcome of molecular biology and structural studies, important achievements have also occurred on its fundamental chemistry. Those developments are here summarized and presented in a historical perspective.

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The article was received on 12 Dec 2007, accepted on 03 Jan 2008 and first published on 23 Jan 2008


Article type: Perspective
DOI: 10.1039/B719181B
Citation: Photochem. Photobiol. Sci., 2008,7, 146-158
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    Firefly luminescence: A historical perspective and recent developments

    H. Fraga, Photochem. Photobiol. Sci., 2008, 7, 146
    DOI: 10.1039/B719181B

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