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Tagged atom

tagged atom --> labelled atom

A radioactive atom, or a stable but rare one, which by its presence in a molecule helps localization or measurement of that molecule.

Synonym: tagged atom.

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Simple Protein Question

... look at a chart of amino acids, you will notice that NONE contain the atom of Phosphorus. So is the book wrong when they say that proteins are ... evidence is this passage excerpted from the same book: "They tagged bacteriophages with the radioactive isotopes 32P and 35S. Since proteins ...

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by thewax
Wed Dec 24, 2008 10:44 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Simple Protein Question
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