pulsed-gel electrophoresis

pulsed-gel electrophoresis

[¦pəlst‚jel ¦‚lek·trə·fə′rē·səs]
(cell and molecular biology)
A technique in which rare cutting restriction enzymes are used to generate very large fragments of deoxyribonucleic acid (up to 1 million base pairs long), which are separated in gels by applying alternating cycles of electric fields in different directions.
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Pulsed-gel electrophoresis results come back; Salmonella subtype in samples taken from victims match those in water samples.
Results of pulsed-gel electrophoresis in 157 of the isolates indicated that 82% had an identical pattern, known as a "pulsovar," that was universally resistant to fluoroquinolones.
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