capillary electrophoresis


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capillary electrophoresis (CE)

a type of ELECTROPHORESIS in which entities are separated by applying an electric field across buffer/polymer solution - filled capillary tubes. It allows more rapid resolution than if the supporting medium is in the form of a slab.
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Dohnal, et al., Quantitative analysis of chiral compounds from unresolved peaks in capillary electrophoresis using multivariate calibration with experimental design and artificial neural networks, Chirality 14 (6), 509-518 (2002).
These studies are relevant to analytical chemistry because they focus on the fundamental behavior of ions in capillary electrophoresis. CE is a relatively new technique, yet it has already enabled the sequencing of the human genome.
Chapter Titles: Background Theory and Principles of Capillary Electrophoresis; Modes of Separation; Experimental Variables in Capillary Electrophoresis; Method Development for Capillary Electrophoresis; Method Development: Capillary Zone Electophoresis; Method Development: Micellar Electrokinetic Chromatography; Method Validation and Transfer; CE Troubleshooting; CE Applications for Food Analysis.
By technique, this market is segmented into gel electrophoresis and capillary electrophoresis.
Among all identification techniques, capillary electrophoresis possesses a unique position.
"Capillary electrophoresis now competes directly with and is complementary to HPLC (high-performance liquid chromatography)," says Hans Dewald, CE marketing manager at Beckman Coulter, Fullerton, Calif.
Capillary electrophoresis was chosen over high-performance liquid chromatography for the front-end separation technique because small sample volumes and on-capillary sample preconcentration are possible.
In the last two decades capillary electrophoresis (CE) has proven to be a rapid, easy, and reproducible method for the determination of organic and inorganic anions with a minimum of tedious sample preparation.
Masaru Tomita and colleagues at Keio University and the bioventure firm Human Metabolome Technologies are combining capillary electrophoresis and mass spectrometry to analyze the metabolites from rice, Escherichia coli, and Bacillus subtilis.
A, Northrup, Functional integration of PCR amplification and capillary electrophoresis in a microfabricated DNA analysis device.
* David McLaren, 'Univalent Salts as Modifiers in Micellar Capillary Electrophoresis,' supervisor David Chen, MCIC, University of British Columbia.

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