cell fractionation(redirected from Cellular fractionation)
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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