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An image recorded on a photographic film or plate produced by the radiation emitted from a specimen, such as a section of tissue, that has been treated or injected with a radioactively labeled isotope or that has absorbed or ingested such an isotope. Also called autoradiogram.

au′to·ra′di·o·graph′ic adj.
au′to·ra′di·og′ra·phy (-ŏg′rə-fē) n.
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(ˌɔːtəʊˈreɪdɪəˌɡrɑːf; -ˌɡræf) or


(Nuclear Physics) a photograph showing the distribution of a radioactive substance in a specimen. The photographic plate is exposed by radiation from the specimen. Also called: radioautograph
autoradiographic adj
autoradiography n
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(ˌɔ təˈreɪ di əˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf)

also au•to•ra•di•o•gram


a picture revealing the presence of radioactive material, the film being laid directly on the object to be tested.
au`to•ra`di•o•graph′ic (-ˈgræf ɪk) adj.
au`to•ra`di•o•graph′i•cal•ly, adv.
au`to•ra`di•og′ra•phy (-ˈɒg rə fi) n.
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See also: Photography
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.autoradiograph - a radiogram produced by radiation emitted by the specimen being photographed
radiograph, shadowgraph, skiagram, skiagraph, radiogram - a photographic image produced on a radiosensitive surface by radiation other than visible light (especially by X-rays or gamma rays)
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[ˌɔːtəʊˈreɪdɪəˌgrɑːf] nautoradiografia
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The reaction was visualized by enhanced chemiluminescence, and an autoradiograph was scanned.
Therefore, co-precipitation of GST-WT p53 with BRCA1 in MCF7 cell line was underrepresented as judged from autoradiograph.
On a Friday afternoon in December of 1988 she came to me with an autoradiograph. She said, "Look, there's a mutation not present in the normal DNA from this person.
As shown in Figure 3, there was a very low NF-[kappa]B binding activity in the rats of C group, which showed almost undetectable band intensity in EMSA autoradiograph. SI-OAI induced significant increase of NF-[kappa]B translocation in S and U groups compared with those in C group (P < 0.05).
To detect mtDNA depletion, a traditional method is quantitative Southern blot, based on densitometry scanning of autoradiograph films.
Katsaggelos, "Improving autoradiograph resolution using image restoration.
Triple-tracer autoradiograph demonstrate effects of hypoglycemia of rats.
The level of radioactivity is measured with an isotope counter or autoradiograph. Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) is an easy to perform technique in which antibody is linked to an antigen and antibody is linked to an enzymeantibody complex that produces a color change (Figure 2-16).
In addition, the autoradiograph revealed the artist's use of numerous brown brush outlines, never before seen, to establish the contours of the maidservant and the cheat, as well as the top of the left edge of the table and outlines of the wine flask, glass and cheat's cards.
The autoradiograph image in Figure 5 represents a typical response of B.
However, some monazite crystals from Llallagua do contain sufficient traces of thorium to produce an autoradiograph after a three-month exposure.