pulsed-field gel electrophoresis

noun
\ˌpəls(t)-ˌfē(ə)ld- \

Medical Definition of pulsed-field gel electrophoresis 

: gel electrophoresis that is used especially to separate large fragments of DNA and that involves changing the direction of the electric current periodically in order to minimize overlap of the spots due to diffusion

called also pulsed-field electrophoresis

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