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Biotechnology Curriculum Freshman Exploratory: Electrophoresis

Biotechnology Curriculum Freshman Exploratory: Electrophoresis

Gel electrophoresis is used in many areas of biotechnology and forensics. It is based on the concept that mixtures of substances can be separated by electrical force. The direction and speed of migration through the field is dependent on several factors. All substances are made of molecules that can be positively charged, negatively charged or neutral. These characteristics can be used to separate molecules when they are placed in a gel that has...

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