Definition of Sephadex in English:

Sephadex

noun

trademark
  • [mass noun] A preparation of dextran used as a gel in chromatography, electrophoresis, and other separation techniques.

    • ‘Those products were purified using Centrisep columns packed with 0.05 g Sephadex in 0.8 mL water, dried in a Centrivap vacuum concentrator, and sequenced on an ABI 310 automated sequencing machine.’
    • ‘Free calcein outside of the vesicles was removed by gel chromatography on Sephadex G - 25.’
    • ‘We purified sequencing reactions using Centrisep columns packed with 0.05 g Sephadex in 0.8 mL water, following manufacturer's protocols.’
    • ‘In some respects, the matrix might act as a gel filtration system similar to cross-linked dextran such as Sephadex that separates polymers by molecular size.’
    • ‘Substrate specificities of each phosphatases isolated from Sephadex G200 were investigated at their optimum pH.’

Origin

1950s: of unknown origin.

Pronunciation:

Sephadex

/ˈsɛfədɛks/