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Detergents that are zwitterionic; often used as surfactants and in the release of proteins from biomembranes.
[zwitterion + detergent]
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PPS Silent Surfactant is an acid-cleavable, zwitterionic detergent that helps researchers produce high-quality mass spectra from biological samples.
Detergents which can be used for this purpose are broadly categorized into two groups: (i) nonionic (polyoxyethylene glycol or alkyl glucosides) and, in some instances, zwitterionic detergents (e.