glycerination


glycerination
Permeabilisation of the plasma membrane of cells by incubating in aqueous glycerol at low temperature. The technique was first applied to muscle which, once glycerinated, can be made to contract by adding exogenous ATP and calcium.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • glycerination — glyc·er·in·ation …   English syllables

  • glycerination — noun see glycerinate …   Useful english dictionary

  • glycerinate — [glis′ər in āt΄] vt. glycerinated, glycerinating to treat with glycerin glycerination n …   English World dictionary


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