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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Lee et al., "A cell-free extract from human adipose stem cells protects mice against epilepsy," Epilepsia, vol.
napus to different concentrations of cell-free extract, containing three variants of microcystin (MC-LR, MC-RR and MC-YR) for ten days at concentrations between 24 and 3000 mg [L.sup.-1], caused phytotoxic effects mainly on B.
Laboratory work undertaken to identify the mechanism showed that a cell-free extract prepared from the microorganisms decreased the length of pulp fibers that are the principal components of primary sludge.
Although the signals produced by 1- or 2-cell extracts were substantially higher than that of the cell-free extract, the SNR [relative light units (RLU) produced by cell extracts divided by the RLU of cell extracts treated with RNase] for 1- or 2-cell extracts was <2.