Definition of agarose
: a polysaccharide obtained from agar and used especially as a supporting medium in gel electrophoresis
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Zap the Molecules To map the peas' DNA, Dr. F needs to whip up a sort of conductive Jell-O made from TBE buffer and agarose powder.
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