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  • adjective chemistry Describing a concentration of 10-18 moles per litre

Etymologies

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atto- +‎ molar

Examples

  • With these advances, they have achieved high sensitivity and speed; low, non-specific binding with femtomolar DNA and attomolar protein detection, typically in less than 10 minutes.

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  • In the current report, the NRL researchers have adapted FFD assays to detect a protein toxin at concentrations as low as 35 attomolar - over 1000 times more sensitive than existing commercial tests for proteins.

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  • Only highly branched electrodes with fine structuring attained attomolar sensitivity.

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