Definition of agarose in English:

agarose

Line breaks: agar|ose
Pronunciation: /ˈagərəʊz
 
, -s/

noun

[mass noun] Biochemistry
  • A substance which is the main constituent of agar and is used especially in gels for electrophoresis. It is a polysaccharide mainly containing galactose residues.
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    • The vesicles filled with agarose gel and sucrose solution were diluted into an isoosmolar glucose solution.
    • Immobilization of large dextran molecules in agarose was achieved by electron beam irradiation.
    • The material of choice is agarose, a carbohydrate polymer purified from a salt water algae.

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