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- ‘Allozymes of an isozyme were designated as either fast or slow, with the most anodal designated as fast and the slower allozyme as slow.’
- ‘Cathodal and anodal shock electrodes (denoted as C and A) were located at fiber ends.’
- ‘After each hour, the current was interrupted, and the entire contents of anodal and cathodal chamber were withdrawn and replaced by fresh receiver solution.’
- ‘The solution is poured over thin gauze placed on a stainless steel anodal plate.’
- ‘Loci and alleles were numbered consecutively from the most anodal form.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.