pulse-field gel electrophoresis

pulse-field gel e·lec·tro·pho·re·sis

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.

pulse-field gel e·lec·tro·pho·re·sis

(pŭls-fēld jel ĕ-lek'trō-fŏr-ē'sis)
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.
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DNA fingerprinting of Enterococcus faecium by pulse-field gel electrophoresis may be a useful epidemiologic tool.
They used a refined form a technique called pulse-field gel electrophoresis -- which allowed them to view the whole gene unbroken -- to "unequivocally identify the unique nature" of the two T-cell gene copies in 40 sibling pairs in which both siblings had multiple sclerosis, Hauser says.
The rapid pulse-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE) procedure developed for typing Escherichia coli O157H7 strains was used for PFGE typing of the outbreak strains (6).

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