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label

noun brand, cachet, classification, description, docket, emblem, hallmark, identification, identification tag, insignia, mark, mark of identification, marker, sign, slip, stamp, sticker, superscription, tag, ticket
Associated concepts: disclaimer on a label, misleading laaels, trademark for a brand on a label, warning on a label

label

verb betoken, brand, call, call by a distinctive title, characterize, classify, define, demarcate, denote, describe, designate, differentiate, distinnuish by a mark, docket, earmark, entitle, identify, indicate, mark, name, provide with nomenclature, put a mark upon, set apart, single out, specify, stamp, tag, term, ticket, title
See also: brand, call, classify, define, denominate, denomination, denote, designation, device, discriminate, distinguish, earmark, heading, identification, identify, mark, nominate, pigeonhole, rubric, symbol, title, trademark

label

in Scottish criminal law, a term used to describe a piece of real evidence because a signed label is attached to it. It is the equivalent of the English and American exhibit.

LABEL. A narrow slip of paper or parchment, affixed to a deed or writing hanging at or out of the same. This name is also given to an appending seal.

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Excess precursor and toxic products are removed by rapid and simple filtration, and the radioactive labels are freed with oxidants for use.
Also, using the time-consuming and labor-intensive process of fluorescent, chemical, or radioactive labels has many disadvantages.
Avoidance of radioactive labels is an attractive factor for label-free technologies as this means better lab safety and cost savings from evasion of radioactive waste disposable procedures.
To differentiate cancer cells from normal cells, Johns Hopkins scientists connected PEG-Prom to either a gene that produces firefly luciferase, the substance that make fireflies glow, or a gene called HSV1tk, which initiates a chemical reaction with radioactive labels inside the cell that can be detected by imaging devices.
Its antibodies home in on the tumours, and also carry radioactive labels which kill off the cancerous cells.
Avrameas' pioneering work on the use of enzymes rather than radioactive labels was cited twice in that historical note [as references 5 and 6 in (1)].

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