salting out


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salting out

 [sawl´ting out]
the separation of protein fractions in the serum or plasma by precipitation in increasing concentrations of neutral salts.

salt·ing out

(sawlt'ing owt),
The precipitation of a protein from its solution by saturation or partial saturation with neutral salts such as sodium chloride, magnesium sulfate, or ammonium sulfate.

salting out

/salt·ing out/ (sawl´ting out) the precipitation of proteins by raising the salt concentration.

salting out

A method by which a protein’s solubility in a solution of high ionic strength is reduced by increasing the concentration of neutral salt in the solution, which results in partial dehydration of the protein through competition between the proteins and the salt ions for the solvating water molecules.

salt·ing out

(sawl'ting owt)
The precipitation of a protein from its solution by saturation or partial saturation with such neutral salts as sodium chloride, magnesium sulfate, or ammonium sulfate.

salting out

the separation of protein fractions in the serum or plasma by precipitation in increasing concentrations of neutral salts.