isoelectric focusing

noun

Definition of isoelectric focusing 

: an electrophoretic technique for separating proteins by causing them to migrate under the influence of an electric field through a medium (such as a gel) having a pH gradient to locations with pH values corresponding to their isoelectric points

First Known Use of isoelectric focusing

1966, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about isoelectric focusing

Share isoelectric focusing

Statistics for isoelectric focusing

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for isoelectric focusing

The first known use of isoelectric focusing was in 1966

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for isoelectric focusing

isoelectric focusing

noun

Medical Definition of isoelectric focusing 

: an electrophoretic technique for separating proteins by causing them to migrate under the influence of an electric field through a medium (as a gel) having a pH gradient to locations with pH values corresponding to their isoelectric points

More from Merriam-Webster on isoelectric focusing

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about isoelectric focusing

Comments on isoelectric focusing

What made you want to look up isoelectric focusing? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a state of commotion or excitement

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words from Greek and Roman Mythology Quiz

  • the-triumph-of-venus-by-alessandro-magnasco
  • Boreal comes from the name of the ancient Greek god of which wind?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!