capillary electrophoresis(redirected from Electrophoresis, capillary)
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capillary electrophoresis[¦kap·ə·ler·ē i‚lek·trō·fə′rē·səs]
A technique for separating substances from a fluid substrate; the sample is placed in a capillary tube which is then subjected to a high-voltage current that separates its chemical constituents.
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