separation agent

separation agent

[sep′ərā′shən]
a reagent used to separate bound and free tracers in radioassay.
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Their focus is on chemical synthesis where the fluid is not only used as a mass separation agent, but also directly affects the molecular transformation.
It entails manufacturing a water-soluble or water-dispersible container; filling the container with a first detergent or cleaning agent to form a first phase; applying a liquid separation agent onto this first phase and hardening the separation agent to form a separation layer; and filling the container with a second detergent or cleaning agent to form a second phase.