Associations to the word «Electrophoresis»


ELECTROPHORESIS, noun. (electricity) the migration of electrically charged molecules through a medium under the influence of an electric field
ELECTROPHORESIS, noun. (analytical chemistry) a method for the separation and analysis of large molecules (such as proteins) by migrating a colloidal solution of them through a gel; gel electrophoresis

Dictionary definition

ELECTROPHORESIS, noun. 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.

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