Why use capillary electrophoresis?

Cari Sänger - van de Griend

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Electrophoresis and chromatography are two fundamentally different separation techniques. Capillary electrophoresis and liquid chromatography can be seen as complementary. With either one or both you can separate most analytes. CE is particularly suitable for the separation of proteins. The lower molecular diffusion coefficient of proteins that are disadvantageous for mass transfer in chromatography, are advantageous for good efficiencies in electrophoresis. The webinar will discuss the advantages of CE and CE-MS as separation technique compared to traditional electrophoresis or chromatography and show several examples from the pharmaceutical and biotech industry.
Learning Objectives of Webinar

CE is complementary and of added value next to other techniques such as chromatography.
The intrinsically simple set-up of CE allows for downscaling and consequently short run times, especially for proteins.
CE and CE-MS offer diverse platforms for the analysis of pharmaceuticals and therapeutic proteins.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherThe Analytical Scientist
Media of outputOnline
Publication statusPublished - 30 Aug 2018
Externally publishedYes


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