Definition of isocratic in English:

isocratic

Line breaks: iso|crat¦ic
Pronunciation: /ˌʌɪsə(ʊ)ˈkratɪk
 
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adjective

Chemistry
  • (Of a chromatographic method) involving a mobile phase whose composition is kept constant and uniform.
    More example sentences
    • Nitrate analysis was performed with an isocratic high-performance liquid chromatography method with UV-detection.
    • Because isocratic elution with the varied composition of the mobile phase gave unsatisfactory results, the gradient elution was applied.
    • The proteins were eluted by applying an isocratic flow of 40 ml buffer A followed by a linear gradient of 50% buffer B in 60 min.

Origin

early 19th century: from Greek isokratia 'equality of power' (from isos 'equal' + kratos 'strength') + -ic.

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