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isoelectric

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adjective iso·elec·tric \ˌī-sō-i-ˈlek-trik\

Definition of isoelectric

  1. 1 :  having or representing zero difference of electric potential

  2. 2 :  being the pH at which the electrolyte will not migrate in an electric field <the isoelectric point of a protein>



Origin of isoelectric

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1877


Medical Dictionary

isoelectric

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adjective iso·elec·tric \ˌī-sō-i-ˈlek-trik\

Medical Definition of isoelectric

  1. 1:  having or representing the same or connecting points with the same electrical potential <an isoelectric electroencephalogram> <isoelectric maps of the body surface>

  2. 2:  being the pH at which the electrolyte will not migrate in an electrical field <proteins migrating through a gel to a location with pH of their isoelectric point>




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