cellulose acetate

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cel·lu·lose ac·e·tate

a polymer commonly used as a support medium for electrophoresis.

cellulose acetate

1. A support medium commonly used in electrophoresis.
2. A semisynthetic dialysis membrane.
See also: cellulose


a polysaccharide containing β1→4 linked glucose carbohydrate forming the skeleton of most plant structures and plant cells. In herbivores, digested by bacteria in the rumen or cecum, primarily to volatile fatty acids which can be used as a source of energy.

absorbable cellulose
an absorbable oxidation product of cellulose, applied locally to stop bleeding. Called also oxidized cellulose.
cellulose acetate
the most popular support field used in the electrophoresis of proteins.
oxidized cellulose
see absorbable cellulose (above).
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