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1. The migration of charged colloidal particles or molecules through a stationary medium under the influence of an applied electric field usually provided by immersed electrodes. Also called cataphoresis.
2. A method of separating substances, especially proteins, and analyzing molecular structure based on the rate of movement of each component in a colloidal suspension while under the influence of an electric field.
e·lec′tro·pho·ret′ic (-rĕt′ĭk) adj.
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(Chemistry) the motion of charged particles in a colloid under the influence of an applied electric field. Also called: cataphoresis
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e•lec•tro•pho•re•sis(ɪˌlɛk troʊ fəˈri sɪs)
the motion of colloidal particles suspended in a fluid medium that is due to the influence of an electric field on the medium.
e•lec`tro•pho•ret′ic (-ˈrɛt ɪk) adj.
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The migration of electrically charged particles through a fluid that is under the influence of an electric field. Electrophoresis is used especially to separate colloids for the purpose of studying their components.
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The movement of charged particles, colloidal particles or ions through a fluid under the influence of an electric field.
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|Noun||1.||electrophoresis - the motion of charged particles in a colloid under the influence of an electric field; particles with a positive charge go to the cathode and negative to the anode|
immunoelectrophoresis - electrophoresis to separate antigens and antibodies
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