Dependable on the polarity the EOF is towards the inlet or the outlet. In the presence of an applied electric field, the diffuse layer migrates towards the negatively charged cathode creating an electrophoretic flow ($$\mu_{ep}$$) that drags bulk solvent along with it. Li, Sam. Capillary electrophoresis is also useful in ink analysis, which is becoming more important as more and more cases of counterfeiting of documents are detected using inkjet printers. Because the electrophoretic mobility is greater than the electroosmotic flow, negatively charged particles, which are naturally attracted to the positively charged anode, will separate out as well. The separations are carried out according to several modes which are mainly the Free Solution Capillary Electrophoresis, the Micellar Electrokinetic Capillary Chromatography and the Gel Capillary Electrophoresis. TECHNOLOGY PRINCIPLE The Sebia systems use the principle of capillary electrophoresis in free solution. A voltage is applied across a fused silica capillary containing buffer and compounds are separated based on a combination of their electrophoretic mobility and the mag- nitude of the electroosmotic flow. Capillary Gel Electrophoresis (CGE) is an analytical separation method where charged molecules are separated in capillaries filled with porous gel matrix. The ion undergoes a force that is equal to the product of the net charge and the electric field strength. There is usually a small window near the cathodic end of the capillary which allows UV-VIS light to pass through the analyte and measure the absorbance. The development of modern vaccines is made possible with the aid of electrophoresis. The Capillary Zone Electrophoresis (CZE) is the most widely used mode due to its simplicity. Anions in solution are attracted to the positively charged anode, but get swept to the cathode as well. Capillary electrophoresis (CE) is a family of electrokinetic separation methods performed in submillimeter diameter capillaries and in micro- and nanofluidic channels. Landers, James P., Handbook of Capillary Electrophoresis. The process of electrophoresis is useful in checking the vaccinesâ purity and concentration. The rate at which the particle moves is directly proportional to the applied electric field--the greater the field strength, the faster the mobility. CITP is the only method to be used in a discontinuous system. In order to experimentally determine a protein's pI 2-Dimensional Electrophoresis (2-DE) can be used. Capillary electrophoresis is an analytical technique that separates ions based on their electrophoretic mobility with the use of an applied voltage. CZE allows the analysis of ionized or ionizable compounds. Because the charge changes with pH, a pH gradient can be used to separate molecules in a mixture. Capillary electrophoresis is used by a forensic biologist for the typing of STR from the samples (biological) to come up with a profile from highly polymorphic genetic markers, which are distinct in every individual. Separation occurs (in the case of capillary isotachophoresis) in The electrophoretic mobility is dependent upon the charge of the molecule, the viscosity, and the atom's radius. In this technique, the proteins are bound to SDS at a ratio of 1.4 g of SDS to 1 g of protein. The significance of electrophoresis includes the following:image. It is well known that opposites attract. This was developed with an intent to minimize the time taken for separation and analysis in slab electrophoresis. The analyte migrates in consecutive zones and each zone length can be measured to find the quantity of sample present.1. It is also known by the name free solution capillary electrophoresis. A photomultiplier tube is also connected at the cathodic end of the capillary, which enables the construction of a mass spectrum, providing information about the mass to charge ratio of the ionic species. (1, 2, 3, and 4). Capillary electrophoresis (CE) encompasses a family of electrokinetic separation techniques that uses an applied electric field to separate out analytes based on their charge and size. 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