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Term:flame atomic absorption spectrometry
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Definition:A spectroanalytical procedure for the quantitative determination of chemical elements employing the absorption of optical radiation (light) by free atoms in the gaseous state, in this case generated by a flame atomizer, e.g. an air-acetylene slot-type burner at 2300 degrees C or a nitrous oxide (N2O)-acetylene slot-type burner at 2700 degrees C.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: flame atomic absorption spectroscopy
 related_synonym: flame AAS

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Symbol Object Name Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
Q Hcuc3 Hepatic copper content QTL 3 IDA RGD PMID:12094018 RGD:629572 NCBI chr 2:229,059,610...249,053,267 JBrowse link
Q Hcuc4 Hepatic copper content QTL 4 IDA RGD PMID:12094018 RGD:629572 NCBI chr10:66,941,813...73,452,992 JBrowse link

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