capillary electrophoresis

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capillary electrophoresis

[¦kap·ə·ler·ē i‚lek·trō·fə′rē·səs]
(analytical chemistry)
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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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