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Electrophoresis

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1The first phase of 2-D gel electrophoresis separates proteins based on their_______.
A)mass
B)length
C)isoelectric point
D)density
E)none of the above



2The second phase of 2-D gel electrophoresis separates proteins based on their_______.
A)mass
B)length
C)isoelectric point
D)density



3At the end of a 2-D gel electrophoresis, proteins with a high mass would be found where?
A)along the left edge of the gel
B)along the right edge of the gel
C)along the top edge of the gel
D)along the bottom edge of the gel



4In the tube gel, each band represents a single type of protein.
A)True
B)False



52-D gel electrophoresis may be used to isolate specific proteins for purification and additional study.
A)True
B)False







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