Cellular fluorescence signal to target for detection of bacterial contamination (emission range)

Range ~430 -530 nm
Organism Bacteria Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Reference Dartnell LR, Roberts TA, Moore G, Ward JM, Muller JP. Fluorescence characterization of clinically-important bacteria. PLoS One. 2013 Sep 308(9):e75270. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0075270. eCollection 2013. p.10 right column, top paragraphPubMed ID24098687
Method Abstract: "[Investigators] have characterized the complete fluorescence response of eleven clinically-relevant bacteria by generating excitation-emission matrices (EEMs) over broad wavelength ranges."
Comments P.10 left column, bottom paragraph: "Additionally, contaminating environmental reservoirs of Pseudomonas aeruginosa could be detected by the broad emission feature from pyoverdine. This intense fluorophore (a signal four times more intense than the tryptophan emission, and in the visible band) emits between about 430 and 530 nm, and is maximally excited at 395 nm."
Entered by Ron Milo - Admin
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