absolute plating efficiency

absolute plating efficiency

[′ab·sə‚lüt ′plād·iŋ i‚fish·ən·sē]
(cell and molecular biology)
The percentage of individual cells that give rise to colonies when the cells are inoculated into culture media.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.