from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An image recorded on a photographic film or plate produced by the radiation emitted from a specimen, such as a section of tissue, that has been treated or injected with a radioactively labeled isotope or that has absorbed or ingested such an isotope. Also called autoradiogram.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A photograph image produced by placing a film in contact with a specimen containing (or treated with) radioactive material; an autoradiogram
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. same as autoradiogram.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as autophotograph.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a radiogram produced by radiation emitted by the specimen being photographed
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We had kind of been chasing potential activities and ... so I had actually done the experiment several days before but then it takes a few days for the autoradiograph to develop.
Wellcome Images holds a photo of the original autoradiograph, discovered by Professor Sir Alec Jeffreys in his lab at Leicester University, where he still works today.
Point is, I got the work done, and when I developed the autoradiograph and saw that pretty black smear right where it was supposed to be, I called Karen and cried over the phone.
When the autoradiograph of the 1-dimensional SDS slab gel was developed, I noticed a very strange thing in the fertilized samples, which was a labelled band that went away, unlike all the others which, as expected, got stronger with time.
The photograph contains a region of the autoradiograph containing this sequence.
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