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- ‘Membranes were exposed to autoradiographic film for 4 hours.’
- ‘Signals from hybridized filters were recorded on autoradiographic films.’
- ‘For quantitative analysis, both the autoradiographic standards and the autoradiographs were initially scanned.’
- ‘In the case of radioactive probes, caution is to be exercised in interpreting the autoradiographic signal at the edge of the section and at the inner surface of blood vessels or airways (because of the ‘edge effect’).’
- ‘Hybridization was visualized using autoradiographic exposure to film.’
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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.