Definition of lyophilization in English:

lyophilization

noun

technical
  • See lyophilize

    • ‘After fractionation with ammonium sulphate the sample was dialysed against ammonium bicarbonate buffer for desalting and lyophilization.’
    • ‘Peptide samples to be used in FTIR spectroscopic experiments were converted to the hydrochloride salt by two cycles of lyophilization from 10 mM hydrochloric acid.’
    • ‘Cell debris was pelleted by centrifugation and supernatant concentrated by lyophilization to one tenth of the initial volume.’
    • ‘Final separation was achieved by fast protein liquid chromatography, followed by dialysis and lyophilization, resulting in a white powder.’
    • ‘More than 99% of ammonium was removed by lyophilization, making it possible to use conductivity to estimate total nonvolatile ionic concentrations and facilitating analysis of urea.’

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