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Energy Transfer

The transfer of energy of a given form among different scales of motion. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed). It includes the transfer of kinetic energy and the transfer of chemical energy. The transfer of chemical energy from one molecule to another depends on proximity of molecules so it is often used as in techniques to measure distance such as the use of FORSTER RESONANCE ENERGY TRANSFER.

Year introduced: 1968(1965)

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Tree Number(s): G01.154.240, G02.111.255, G02.216

MeSH Unique ID: D004735

Entry Terms:

  • Transfer, Energy

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