DEAE-cellulose

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Definition

noun

(1) A positively charged resin used in ion-exchange chromatography for protein purification and separation.

(2) A cellulose derivative that functions as anion exchanger in chromatography and in other industrial applications.


Supplement

DEAE-cellulose is actually an abbreviated form of diethylaminoethyl-cellulose.


Variant: DEAE-C

Synonym: cellulose, 2-(diethylamino)ethyl ether