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transillumination

[‚tranz·ə‚lü·mə′nā·shən]
(engineering)
Indirect lighting on a console panel that uses edge and backlighting techniques on clear, fluorescent, or layered plastic materials.
Transmission of light through sections of material in order to enhance inspection for deviations in quality.
(optics)
Illumination of translucent material by light being transmitted through the material from the rear.

transillumination

The illumination of a material from the rear by light which is transmitted through the material.
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According to the company, the Slimline UV transilluminator delivers a typical peak 312 nm intensity of 9,000 mW per square centimeter at the filter surface, and reportedly is ideal for visualization and photo-documentation of mini gels.
Gels were electrophoresed at 80 V for 30 minutes, then examined on a blue-light DarkReader transilluminator (Clare Chemical Research) using a Kodak GelLogic 100 Imaging System and/or a blue light transilluminator and gel visualizing system (Vernier).
DNA fragments were observed by ultraviolet transilluminator and photographed in a gel documentation system (Alpha Imager, Germany).
All teeth were examined for cracks or fractures, as well as to confirm a single apical foramen using transillumination (Microlux Transilluminator, Adent Inc, Danbury, CT) and a dental operating microscope (Global Surgical Corporation, St Louis, MO).
5) for 60 min at 100 V (60 mA), stained with ethidium bromide, and visualized through a UV transilluminator.
The gel was stained with ethedium bromide and photographed by Polaroid camera under UV transilluminator.
4%, agar gel stained with ethidium bromide, visualized in a transilluminator under UV light and photographed.
The ethedium bromide stained gel was visualized and photographed under a UV transilluminator.
PCR products were analyzed by electrophoresis through 2 percent weight-per-volume (w/v) agarose gels (Gibco, United Kingdom) containing ethidium bromide (5 [micro]g per 100 mL) and were visualized with a UV transilluminator using a gel image analysis system (UVP Products, England).