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Adapting Electrophoretic Exclusion to a Microdevice


Abstract Complex samples, such as those from biological sources, contain valuable information indicative of the state of human health. These samples, though incredibly valuable, are difficult to analyze. Separation science is often used as the first step when studying these samples. Electrophoretic exclusion is a novel separations technique that differentiates species in bulk solution. Due to its ability to isolate species in bulk solution, it is uniquely suited to array-based separations for complex sample analysis. This work provides proof of principle experimental results and resolving capabilities of the novel technique. Electrophoretic exclusion is demonstrated at a single interface on both benchtop and microscale device designs. The benchtop i... (more)
Created Date 2012
Contributor Kenyon, Stacy Marie (Author) / Hayes, Mark A. (Advisor) / Ros, Alexandra (Committee member) / Buttry, Daniel (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Chemistry / Analytical chemistry / Electrophoretic Separations / Microfluidic Device / Separations Science
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 177 pages
Language English
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Note Ph.D. Chemistry 2012
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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