Definition of isoelectric focusing in English:

isoelectric focusing

Line breaks: iso|elec¦tric fo¦cus|ing


[mass noun] Biochemistry
  • A technique of electrophoresis in which the resolution is improved by maintaining a pH gradient between the electrodes.
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    • Sickle cell disease can be diagnosed in newborns, as well as older persons, by hemoglobin electrophoresis, isoelectric focusing, high-performance liquid chromatography or DNA analysis.
    • Protein polymorphisms were detected using electrophoretic and isoelectric focusing methods modified from a variety of published sources.
    • Through the technique of isoelectric focusing, about 100 genetic variants of AAT have been identified to date.

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