Definition of polyacrylamide in English:

polyacrylamide

noun

  • [mass noun] A synthetic resin made by polymerizing acrylamide, especially a water-soluble polymer used to form or stabilize gels and as a thickening or clarifying agent.

    ‘linear polyacrylamide is a very efficient neutral carrier’
    [as modifier] ‘polyacrylamide gels’
    • ‘Results were assayed on a 6% polyacrylamide gel stained with ethidium bromide after electrophoresis.’
    • ‘The first was protein analysis using sodium dodecyl sulphate polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis.’
    • ‘We have previously synthesized water-soluble polyacrylamide copolymers with MG side chains.’
    • ‘The proteins in the immunoprecipitates were size fractionated by SDS polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis.’
    • ‘The purified protein migrated with an apparent molecular weight of 42 kDa on sodium dodecyl sulfate polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis.’

Pronunciation:

polyacrylamide

/ˌpɒlɪəˈkrɪləmʌɪd/