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pulse-field gel electrophoresis


Definition: gel electrophoresis in which, after electrophoretic migration has begun, the current is briefly stopped and reapplied in a different orientation; allows for the purification of long DNA molecules.

Synonym(s): pulsed-field gel electrophoresis

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