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Related to electrophoretic mobility: Zeta potential
electrophoretic mobility[i¦lek·trō·fə′red·ik mō′bil·əd·ē]
A characteristic of living cells in suspension and biological compounds (proteins) in solution to travel in an electric field to the positive or negative electrode, because of the charge on these substances.
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