Definition of Polycation

1. Noun. (chemistry) any cation having more than one positive charge ¹



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Medical Definition of Polycation

1. Macromolecule with many positively charged groups. at physiological pH the most commonly used in cell biology is poly L lysine, this is often used to coat surfaces thereby increasing the adhesion of cells (which have net negative surface charge). See: cationised ferritin. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Polycation

polycarbosilane
polycarbosilanes
polycarboxylate cement
polycarboxylic
polycarboxylic acid
polycarboxylic acids
polycardia
polycarpellary
polycarpic
polycarpies
polycarpous
polycarpy
polycatenane
polycatenanes
polycatenary
polycation (current term)
polycationic
polycations
polycausal
polycentric
polycentrism
polycentrisms
polycerate
polychaeta
polychaete
polychaete worm
polychaetes
polycheiria
polychemotherapeutic
polychemotherapies

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