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Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A white polyamide, (-CH2CHCONH2-), related to acrylic acid.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any of a range of cross-linked polymers of acrylamide; used to form soft gels for making contact lenses etc.

Etymologies

poly- + acryl(ic acid) + amide.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From poly- +‎ acrylamide (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Dr. Shrestha is also involved in research related to nitrogen recycling, non-point source pollution such as nitrate leaching to groundwater and suspended sediment from surface water using polyacrylamide, integrated plant nutrient management, and manure and compost management.

    Contributor: Raj Shrestha

  • His paper in the Journal of Molecular Biology describing how he made it is probably the most cited paper in biology, after one by a man called Laemmli, who discovered SDS-PAGE (sodium dodecyl sulphate-polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis).

    June 2007

  • It is very surprising that nobody had spotted this before; it could have been done any time after the invention of the slab SDS polyacrylamide gel in about

    Tim Hunt - Autobiography

  • Only three chemicals - a polyacrylamide lubricant that is commonly found in cosmetics - hydrochloric acid and a biocide used to purify drinking water will be used here, he pledges, unlike the hundreds that can be used in the US.

    The Guardian World News

  • Tests later proved that a coal company was releasing polyacrylamide - a cancer-causing agent used to prepare coal for burning - into the creek.

    NYT > Home Page

  • CBB, Coomassie brilliant blue R-250; DTT, dithiothreitol; 1D-PAGE, one-dimensional polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis; 2D-PAGE, two-dimensional polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis; ECM, extracellular matrix; GlcNAc,

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  • Two-dimensional polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis patterns of proteins from skin treated with p-DDAP were distinct from those treated with RA.

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  • Protein purity was checked by SDS-PAGE (30 ng of each purified protein loaded on 10% polyacrylamide gels) and Western blot.

    PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles

  • The extracts were analysed using two techniques; sodium dodecyl-polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis (SDS-PAGE) and two-dimensional electrophoresis.

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  • Blue native-polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis analysis showed that oligomers were present on individual receptor complexes rather than bridging two or more receptor complexes.

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