ampholyte


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am·pho·ter·ic e·lec·tro·lyte

an electrolyte that can either give up or take on a hydrogen ion and can thus behave as either an acid or a base.
Synonym(s): ampholyte

ampholyte

/am·pho·lyte/ (-līt) amphoteric electrolyte.

ampholyte

(am′fŏ-līt″) [ampho- + (electro)lyte]
A substance that acts as a base or an acid, depending on the pH of the solution into which it is introduced.
ampholytic (-lit′ik) (), adjective
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5% bio-lyte ampholyte (3-10, Bio-Rad), bromophenol blue (a few grains).
The isoelectric focusing (IEF) was performed without ampholytes and glycerol according to the manufacturer's instructions for peptide focusing.
Although gel-based techniques for protein separation are tremendously powerful, the observation of protein bands reflects a complex set of interactions between protein, ampholytes, buffer composition, gel composition, and pore size.
The isoelectric focusing of proteins can be determined using immobilized pH gradients or ampholytes.
5:1, 9 M urea, 2% ampholytes (pH range 3-10), and 1% Triton X-100.
Proteins are ampholytes, exhibiting amphoteric behavior owing to the presence of both positively- and negatively-charged side chain groups distributed along the length of the molecule and at its ends.
0 ml ampholytes (pH gradient 4-5; Crescent Chemical, Hauppa, NY), 4.
DNA) and low-molecular-weight ampholytes and strong protein associations.
5; marine byssal precursors, in contrast, are highly basic - many with pIs exceeding the effective resolving range of available ampholytes.
4% (v/v) carrier ampholytes (pH 3-10, BioRad, USA) and 50 L of protease inhibitor cocktail (Catalogue No.