pulse-chase

adjective
\ -ˌchās How to pronounce pulse-chase (audio) \

Medical Definition of pulse-chase

: involving the exposure of cells to a substrate bearing a radioactive label for a predetermined time followed by exposure to a high concentration of unlabeled substrate in order to stop uptake of the labeled substrate and follow its metabolic course a pulse-chase experiment

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“Pulse-chase.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pulse-chase. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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