pulsed-field gel electrophoresis

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\ ˌpəls(t)-ˌfē(ə)ld- How to pronounce pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (audio) \

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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“Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pulsed-field%20gel%20electrophoresis. Accessed 18 May. 2021.

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