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  • n. A billionth of a millionth (10-15) of a mole. Symbol: fmole

Etymologies

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femto- +‎ mole

Examples

  • This method is also highly sensitive and proteins can be identified in femtomole quantities and reaching sensitivity up to zeptomole (10

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  • Ultimately, notes Asara, "We were able to achieve these results, in part, because the mass spectrometry systems that our lab has set up for cancer research are capable of a similar concentration range - low to sub femtomole -- needed for ancient fossil protein sequencing.

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