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Electrophoresis is a technique used to separate proteins and DNA fragments. Here students explore the role electrostatic forces and mobility of particles play in the process. Students review diffusion and then proceed to explore several types of electrophoresis.
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Electrophoresis is a technique used to separate proteins and DNA fragments.
It uses two factors in the separation:
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