Electrophoresis Tools?

Answer Electrophoresis is a method of separating DNA fragments or proteins by size. The system sounds complicated, but it only uses a few tools to achieve the separation. The basis of the method is the ex... Read More »

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How to Make an Electrophoresis Gel?

Electrophoresis is the term used for the study of the way charged particles move through a medium when subjected to an electrical field. The particles will travel through the gel at different speed... Read More »

Who discovered gel electrophoresis,&when?

The discovery of the process of electrophoresis using starch gel was made by Oliver Smithies. In 1954, Smithies was involved in insulin research in a laboratory in Toronto. While attempting to isol... Read More »

Who first invented gel electrophoresis?

Oliver Smithies is credited with having invented the starch gel electrophoresis method in 1954. It was an accidental discovery that he made while seeking the precursor components of insulin. His in... Read More »

How do you define electrophoresis?

Electrophoresis is a separation technique used in biochemical and molecular biology laboratories. It takes advantage of a molecule's charge distribution. The technique is very accurate and inexpens... Read More »