Photobiology pp 399-413

Bioluminescence

Chapter

Abstract

Three kinds of light emission from organisms take place: bioluminescence in a narrow sense from some animals, dinoflagellates, fungi, and bacteria; delayed light emission from photosynthetic cells; and ultraweak light emission from all kinds of cells. All these phenomena are treated in this chapter.

Keywords

Bioluminescence Emission Light Cells 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Life ScienceSouth China Normal UniversityGuangzhouChina
  2. 2.Department of BiologyLund UniversityLundSweden
  3. 3.Department of BiologyUniversity at AlbanyAlbanyUSA

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