TeachMeFinance.com - explain Electrophoresis
Electrophoresis The term 'Electrophoresis' as it applies to the area of gnome research can be defined as 'A method of separating large molecules (such as DNA fragments or proteins) from a mixture of similar molecules. An electric current is passed through a medium containing the mixture, and each kind of molecule travels through the medium at a different rate, depending on its electrical charge and size. Agarose and acrylamide gels are the media commonly used for electrophoresis of proteins and nucleic acids'.
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