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 (ä′gə-rōs′, -rōz′, ăg′ə-)
A polysaccharide obtained from agar that is the most widely used medium for gel electrophoresis procedures.

[agar + -ose.]
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a polysaccharide gelatinous substance usually extracted from agar, used mainly in agarose gel electrophoresis and in microbial cultures
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(ˈɑ gəˌroʊs, -ˌroʊz)

a substance obtained from agar and used for chromatographic separations.
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