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Remove the protein from (a substance), usually as a stage in chemical purification.
- ‘For the ELD experiments, calf thymus DNA was deproteinized with sodium dodecyl sulfate.’
- ‘DNA (proteinase K-extracted, stored frozen) was RNase treated and then deproteinized by a standard phenol-chloroform extraction.’
- ‘For the determination of glutathione, the sample obtained as described for enzyme assays was deproteinized immediately using 30% HClO 4.’
- ‘Serum samples were deproteinized with 10 per cent perchloric acid, vortexed for 60 sec for mixing and centrifugation was done at 4000 rpm for 10 min.’
- ‘One ml serum separated by centrifugation, was deproteinised by the addition of 100 l perchlorate.’
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