Agarose

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Agarose

(Science: chemical) this linear galactan is created by purifying agar, when it is heated and cooled, it forms a gel that is used as a support for many types of electrophoresis and immunodiffusion (agarbiose). a typical gel is about 1% agarose.

agarose is more porous than acrylamide and is sold in different grades, the lower its sulphate content, the more highly purified it is.