TITLE

Getting the Most out of Electrophoresis Units

AUTHOR(S)
Mulvihill, Charlotte
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
Science Teacher;Oct2007, Vol. 74 Issue 7, p52
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses how electrophoresis units can be used for scientific education beyond biology courses. Electrophoresis separates nucleic acids and proteins and can be used in chemistry courses to illustrate reactions of oxidation reduction and the electrolysis of water. Electrophoresis experiments can also aid students in understanding restriction enzymes in DNA and how to apply Ohm's law.
ACCESSION #
26962877

 

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