Address P.O. Box 219 Batavia, IL 60510
Phone 800-452-1261
Fax 866-452-1436

How can a mixture of molecules, too small to be seen with even a high-powered microscope, be separated from one another? Such was the dilemma facing scientists until the development of a process that is now standard in laboratories worldwide—gel electrophoresis. Laboratories rely heavily on this proven and reliable technique for separating a wide variety of samples, from DNA used in forensics and for mapping genes, to proteins useful in determining evolutionary relationships.


  • Biochemistry
  • Charges
  • Separation
  • Laboratory Techniques
  • Biological Molecules