Definition of pulse-label in English:


Syllabification: pulse-la·bel


[with object] Biochemistry
  • Subject (cells in a culture) to a pulse of an isotopic label.
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    • 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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