spin labellingmedical dictionary

<chemistry, technique> The technique of introducing a grouping with an unpaired electron to act as an electron spin resonance (ESR) reporter species. This is almost invariably a nitroxide compound (N O) in which the nitrogen forms part of a sterically hindered ring.

This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology

(11 Mar 2008)

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