A molecular entity that deactivates (quenches) an @E02257@ of another molecular entity, either by energy transfer, @E02011@, or by a chemical mechanism.
Stern–Volmer kinetic relationships
Source: PAC, 1996, 68, 2223. (Glossary of terms used in photochemistry (IUPAC Recommendations 1996)) on page 2268 [Terms] [Paper]
Citation: 'quencher' in IUPAC Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 3rd ed. International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry; 2006. Online version 3.0.1, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.Q05006 RISBibTexEndNote