Release of an active molecule from its inert protective enclosure at a chosen locus.
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A second synchronized beam at 1041 nm is available for advanced imaging techniques, including uncaging, dual-wavelength simultaneous imaging, second-harmonic generation (SHG), third-harmonic generation (THG), coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering (CARS), and stimulated Raman scattering (SRS) imaging.
For this second edition, he updates standard techniques and introduces three new technical advances in the field: two-photon lasers and uncaging experiments, in vivo techniques, and high throughput techniques using planar patch electrodes for pharmacological testing.
Columbia TriStar is uncaging "Animal" June 1 in the U.S., but slotting the laffer, which toplines Rob Schneider -- hardly a household name overseas -- for August-September.
The Archer punched the forward button with his left thumb, "uncaging" the missile and giving the infrared seeker-head on the Stinger its first look at the heat radiating from the Mi-24's turboshaft engines.