cell fractionation

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cell fractionation

[¦sel ‚frak·shə′nā·shən]
(cell and molecular biology)
A laboratory technique that uses differential centrifugation to separate the different components of the cell, resulting in nuclear, mitochondrial, microsomal, and soluble fractions.
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Michael Kranda - CEO of Oxford said, "This collaboration combines Cellular Genomics' pre-eminent position in cell biology and cellular fractionation techniques with Oxford's leading position in high throughput protein characterisation technology ("Proteomics"), to map key new immune system proteins and to chart the key biochemical pathways of the immune system.