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Gel Electrophoresis

Gel Electrophoresis

This site provides an animation of gel electrophoresis which is a powerul tool used to separate DNA fragments. The method of electrophoresis consists of using an electric current to separate different sized- molecules in a porous, sponge-like matrix. Smaller molecules move more easily through the gel pores than larger moleucules.

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