Definition of Polylysine

1. Noun. A polypeptide (or section of a protein) consisting only of lysine residues ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Polylysine

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Polylysine

1. A polymer of lysine, it carries multiple positive charges and is used to mediate adhesion of living cells to synthetic culture substrates or of fixed cells to glass slides (for observation by fluorescence microscopy, for example). This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

Polylysine Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Polylysine Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Polylysine

polylith
polylithionite
polylithionites
polyliths
polylog
polylogarithm
polylogarithmic
polylogarithmically
polylogarithms
polylogia
polylogies
polylogue
polylogues
polylogy
polyloquent
polylysine (current term)
polylysines
polymacrocyclic
polymannuronic acid depolymerase
polymastia
polymastic
polymastigote
polymastism
polymath
polymathic
polymathically
polymathies
polymathist
polymaths
polymathy

Literary usage of Polylysine

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"Polymers B-8.0 and polylysine 1-F were tested for possible microbial contamination. They were dissolved or suspended in sterile water and were transferred ..."

2. Reviews in Environmental Health (1998): Toxicological Defense Mechanics edited by Gary E. R. Hook, George W. Lucier (2000)
"... Cell feeding schedule Cell substratum Glass Plastic Collagen Fibronectin polylysine Matri-gel Cell phase Dividing cells Stationary eel Is Cell growth ..."

3. Rice Genetics IV by Gurdev S. Khush, D. S. Brar, Bill Hardy (2001)
"L of IX SSC for printing. Microarrays were produced by using the Omnigrid spotter (GeneMachines, San Carlos, Calif). Slides, coated with either polylysine ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Polylysine

Search for Polylysine on Dictionary.com!Search for Polylysine on Thesaurus.com!Search for Polylysine on Google!Search for Polylysine on Wikipedia!

Search