NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,913 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- A laboratory technique that uses an electric current to separate substances, such as proteins or nucleic acids. The size and electrical charge (either positive or negative) of a substance determines how far it moves with the current. Electrophoresis may be used to help diagnosis certain diseases. There are many different types of electrophoresis.