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pulse-label Syllabification: pulse-la·bel
Pronunciation: /ˈpəlsˌlābəl/

Definition of pulse-label in English:


[with object] Biochemistry
Subject (cells in a culture) to a pulse of an isotopic label.
Example sentences
  • Each culture was pulse-labeled for 1 min with 250 Ci [methyl-H] methionine.
  • Temperature shift and measurement of protein synthesis by pulse-labeling.
  • Mitochondrial protein synthesis was determined by pulse-labeling cell cultures in the presence of emetine as described by Chomyn.

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