cell-free extract


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cell-free extract

[′sel ‚frē ′ek‚strakt]
(cell and molecular biology)
A fluid obtained by breaking open cells; contains most of the soluble molecules of a cell.
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Neoplasms in mice inoculated with cell-free extracts or filtrates of leukemic mouse tissue.
Researchers detected Amase activity in cell-free extracts of Thermus thermophilus HB8.