Cell Disruption: Mechanical Methods

Mechanical Cell Disruption

There are a number of available methods for releasing cell contents

A variety of tools are available to help researchers release the contents of their cells. Methods for cell disruption fall under two broad categories: mechanical methods and non-mechanical methods.

Scientists can disrupt their cells mechanically using a rotor-stator, a simple mortar and pestle, a blender, beads, microwaves, freeze-thaw cycles, sonication, or a liquid homogenizer.

Cell Disruption

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