radioactive label


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Related to radioactive label: Radioactive tracer, radiotracer

label

 [la´b'l]
something that identifies; an identifying mark or tag.
radioactive label a radioisotope that is incorporated into a compound to mark it.

radioactive label

any substance that emits an ionizing radiation which is detectable and can be used to locate it.

label

something that identifies; an identifying mark, tag, etc.

radioactive label
radioactive tracer.
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Similar results were observed in cancer cells filled with the radioactive labels and normal ones that were not.
Avrameas' pioneering work on the use of enzymes rather than radioactive labels was cited twice in that historical note [as references 5 and 6 in (1)].
Although there are other ways to noninvasively track cells, such as by slipping radioactive labels into target cells, those methods aren't as precise at locating the cells as MRI is, Bulte says.

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