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Cell fractionation is a technique used to study the
organelles that are present inside plant and animal cells.
It involves breaking up the cells and separating out
individual organelles according to their size. Each type of
organelle can then be studied in more detail.

The first step is…

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Cell Fractionation
This separates different parts and organelles of a cell so
study can be undertaken in detail.

1. Cut tissue and place in a cold isotonic buffer. Cold to
stop enzyme action, isotonic to stop osmosis and buffer to
stop changes in PH. Grind to break open cells.…


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