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Medical Term:

Coomassie brilliant blue R-250

Pronunciation: ku'ma-si' bril'i-yant blu

Definition: A general protein stain used in electrophoresis because of its unusual sensitivity.

[originally, a proprietary name of Imperial Chemical; Coomassie (Kumasi), Ghana]

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