microelectrophoresis


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microelectrophoresis

[¦mī·krō·i‚lek·trə·fə′rē·səs]
(analytical chemistry)
Direct microscopic observation and measurement of the velocity of migration of ions or other charged bodies through a solution toward oppositely charged electrodes. Also known as optical cytopherometry.
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Using laser doppler microelectrophoresis to measure zeta potential, an electric field is applied to a solution of molecules or a dispersion of particles, which then move with a velocity related to their zeta potential.
Hepler, "Electrophoretic Mobilities Determined by the Velocity--Depth Profile Method and use of Hydrolyzed Potassium Chromium Sulphate Sol as a Reproducible Test Substance for Microelectrophoresis," Colloids Surf.
They reported that photon correlation spectroscopy produced the most accurate results, followed by microelectrophoresis.
This throughput is comparable to the recently introduced microelectrophoresis devices.

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