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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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Adj.1.electrophoretic - of or relating to electrophoresis
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Further investigations on the mechanisms of electrophoretic deposition process have been and are still being carried out by Eng.
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In addition, plasma samples were analyzed for abnormalities in protein electrophoretic patterns.
Results of immunofixation with antibodies against G, M, and A heavy chains and [kappa] is and [lambda] light chains were negative, indicating that this additional electrophoretic fraction did not indicate the presence of a paraprotein.
We do not measure zeta potential directly, but calculate it from the electrophoretic mobility, which is the velocity of the particle in an electric field.
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The MLEE method used was as previously described (8-10); the electrophoretic mobility of 15 constitutive enzymes was analyzed.
Other attractive features of organic solvents are that they greatly differ in physical and chemical properties between themselves and from water and offer large changes in the separation factor and/or resolution, analysis time, and selectivity, and they reduce electrophoretic currents.
The velocity a given molecule achieves through electrokinetic force is the sum of its electrophoretic velocity and its electroosmotic velocity.
The ability to measure and control fluid temperatures within lab-on-a-chip devices can be very important for efficient electrophoretic separations and for enzyme-activated reactions.
It can take an hour to days for the pieces of DNA to traverse the electrophoretic gel and separate into bands according to their length.
Boston, MA) has patented a method to sequence DNA having improvements over the existing DNA sequencing technologies such as high speed, high throughput, absence of electrophoresis and gel reading artifacts due to the complete absence of an electrophoretic step, and no costly reagents involving various substitutions with stable isotopes.

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