Bisulphite - definition of bisulphite by The Free Dictionary
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bisulphite (baɪˈsʌlfaɪt) or
n Systematic name: hydrogen sulphite
1. (Elements & Compounds) a salt or ester of sulphurous acid containing the monovalent group -HSO3 or the ion HSO3–
2. (Elements & Compounds) (modifier) consisting of or containing the group -HSO3 or the ion HSO3–: bisulphite ion.
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The essence of this method is in a chemical treatment of purified DNA with bisulphite
The method treats the cellular DNA with a chemical called bisulphite
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dosing equipment which simply "plug-and-play" using the standard controller.
Detection of mutations in GC-rich DNA by bisulphite
denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis.