Shotgun Method

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Malpractice A strategy by a plaintiff’s legal team in a civil action involving multiple potential defendants, in which all possible parties are named in a shotgun-like manner
Medspeak A diagnostic philosophy, method or technique in which every conceivable parameter is measured, especially in a patient with an obscure disease, to detect rare conditions, that may cause a particular symptom
Molecular biology Shotgun sequencing
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Rather, with his "shotgun method" of going for his historical quarry with a wide range of data/shot, Mogens Herman Hansen produces an estimate for "the entire population of the Greek homeland, and, in the colonial regions, ...
"The Creative Observer" explains Burroughs's adoption in the early '80s of the shotgun method of painting as an attempt to get at a simultaneity of event that writing, because of its sequential and intentional bases, couldn't accomplish.
While Venter proved that the shotgun method works for bacterial genomes, many scientists have been skeptical that the strategy would work to decipher the much larger human genome, with its estimated 3 billion base pairs.
Numerous methodologies were being developed, and I thought it would be interesting to assemble a more comprehensive proteome by combining data produced with the new liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry shotgun methods (provided by T.P.
The shotgun methods "provide 90 percent of the value for 10 percent of the cost," says plant geneticist Jeffrey Bennetzen of Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind.