gel filtration

noun

Medical Definition of gel filtration

: chromatography in which the material to be fractionated separates primarily according to molecular size as it moves through a column of a gel and is washed with a solvent so that the fractions appear successively at the end of the column

called also gel chromatography, molecular sieve chromatography

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“Gel filtration.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/gel%20filtration. Accessed 26 Nov. 2021.

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