A galactan polymer purified from agar that forms a rigid gel with high free water content. Primarily used as an electrophoretic support for separation of macromolecules. Stabilized derivatives are used as ‘macroporous’ supports in affinity chromatography. See Sepharose.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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