Definition of Sepharose in English:

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Sepharose

Pronunciation: /ˈsefəˌrōs/ /-ˌrōz/

noun

Biochemistry , trademark
A preparation of agarose used as a gel in chromatography, electrophoresis, and other separation techniques.
Example sentences
  • The purification of VAA started from aqueous extracts of dried mistletoe leaves and also used affinity chromatography on lactosylated Sepharose as the crucial step as previously described.
  • One hundred microliters of 10% (w/v) protein-A Sepharose in lysis buffer was added and mixed at 4° for 1 hr.
  • The mutant protein was immobilized on CNBr-activated Sepharose according to the manufacturer's instruction.

Origin

1960s: of unknown origin.

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Syllabification: Seph·a·rose

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