Movement of electrically charged particles in a fluid under the influence of an electric field. The particles migrate toward the electrode of the opposite electric charge, often on a gel-coated slab or plate, sometimes in a fluid flowing down a paper. Originated about 1930 by Arne Tiselius (1902–1971) as a technique for analysis, electrophoresis is used to analyze and separate colloids (e.g., proteins) or deposit coatings.
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The length dependence of translational diffusion, free solution electrophoretic mobility, and electrophoretic tether force of rigid rod-like model duplex DNA
Nov 01, 2001; ABSTRACT In this work, boundary element modeling is used to study the transport of highly charged rod-like model polyions of...