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ultra- +‎ filtration


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ultrafiltration (countable and uncountable, plural ultrafiltrations)

  1. Filtration through a semipermeable membrane that only allows small molecules through.
    • 2018 October 3, Youn Young Shim; Rana Mustafa; Jianheng Shen; Kornsulee Ratanapariyanuch; Martin J. T. Reaney, “Composition and Properties of Aquafaba: Water Recovered from Commercially Canned Chickpeas”, in Journal of Visualized Experiments[1], volume 132, DOI:10.3791/56305, PMID 29553544:
      Aquafaba was recovered from 10 commercial canned chickpea products and correlations among aquafaba composition, density, viscosity and foaming properties were investigated. Proton NMR was used to characterize aquafaba composition before and after ultrafiltration through membranes with different molecular weight cut offs (MWCOs of 3, 10, or 50 kDa).