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"Luciferases" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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Enzymes that oxidize certain LUMINESCENT AGENTS to emit light (PHYSICAL LUMINESCENCE). The luciferases from different organisms have evolved differently so have different structures and substrates.

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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Luciferases" by people in this website by year, and whether "Luciferases" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 92 publications over 27 distinct years, with a maximum of 9 publications in 2004
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