PřF:S2006 Fluorescence in life sciences - Course Information

S2006 Fluorescence methods in life sciences - a journey from molecules to cells

Faculty of Science
spring 2018
Extent and Intensity
2/0. 2 credit(s) (plus 1 credit for an exam). Recommended Type of Completion: zk (examination). Other types of completion: k (colloquium).
doc. Mgr. Ctirad Hofr, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. Mgr. Ctirad Hofr, Ph.D.
National Centre for Biomolecular Research - Faculty of Science
Contact Person: doc. Mgr. Ctirad Hofr, Ph.D.
Supplier department: National Centre for Biomolecular Research - Faculty of Science
Tue 13:00–14:50 A2-211
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is offered to students of any study field.
  • Definition and characteristics of absorption, fluorescence and phosphorescence Instrumentation - spectrophotometer, spectrofluorometer Steady-state fluorescence Time-resolved fluorescence Fluorescence anisotropy and its change after interaction of macromolecules Absorption spectroscopy in biological analysis of molecules Fluorescence quenching, resonance energy transfer - application for studies of structural changes of biomolecules Intrinsic fluorescence of biologically important molecules Extrinsic fluorescence – fluorescent labels, probes, and indicators Fluorescence labeling of DNA and proteins Fluorescence microscopy Analytical applications of fluorescence for concentration determination Examples of fluorescence application in biology
  • LAKOWICZ, Joseph R. Principles of fluorescence spectroscopy. 3rd ed. New York: Springer, 2006. xxvi, 954. ISBN 0387312781. info
Language of instruction
Further Comments
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is taught annually.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
Teacher's information
The course is also listed under the following terms spring 2012 - acreditation, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2019.
  • Enrolment Statistics (spring 2018, recent)
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