Definition of polyacrylamide in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌpɒlɪəˈkrɪləmʌɪd/


[mass noun]
A synthetic resin made by polymerizing acrylamide, especially a water-soluble polymer used to form or stabilize gels and as a thickening or clarifying agent: linear polyacrylamide is a very efficient neutral carrier [as modifier]: polyacrylamide gels
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  • We have previously synthesized water-soluble polyacrylamide copolymers with MG side chains.
  • The purified protein migrated with an apparent molecular weight of 42 kDa on sodium dodecyl sulfate polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis.
  • The first was protein analysis using sodium dodecyl sulphate polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis.

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