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Journal of Biomedical Optics

Measurement of action spectra of light-activated processes
Author(s): Justin Ross; Andrei V. Zvyagin; Norman Richard Heckenberg; Jacqui Upcroft; Peter Upcroft; Halina H. Rubinsztein-Dunlop
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Paper Abstract

We report on a new experimental technique suitable for measurement of light-activated processes, such as fluorophore transport. The usefulness of this technique is derived from its capacity to decouple the imaging and activation processes, allowing fluorescent imaging of fluorophore transport at a convenient activation wavelength. We demonstrate the efficiency of this new technique in determination of the action spectrum of the light mediated transport of rhodamine 123 into the parasitic protozoan Giardia duodenalis.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 January 2006
PDF: 4 pages
J. Biomed. Opt. 11(1) 014008 doi: 10.1117/1.2161172
Published in: Journal of Biomedical Optics Volume 11, Issue 1
Show Author Affiliations
Justin Ross, The Univ. of Queensland (Australia)
Andrei V. Zvyagin, The Univ. of Queensland (Australia)
Norman Richard Heckenberg, The Univ. of Queensland (Australia)
Jacqui Upcroft, Queensland Institute of Medical Research (Australia)
Peter Upcroft, Queensland Institute of Medical Research (Australia)
Halina H. Rubinsztein-Dunlop, The Univ. of Queensland (Australia)


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