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Which of the following types of electrophoresis is used to separate proteins?

Option: 1

Capillary electrophoresis

Option: 2

Zone electrophoresis

Option: 3

Paper electrophoresis


Option: 4

Gel electrophoresis

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Correct Option (4) Gel electrophoresis

Proteins are a type of macromolecule that can be separated by electrophoresis. Gel electrophoresis is the most commonly used technique to separate proteins. In gel electrophoresis, the sample is loaded onto a gel matrix, such as polyacrylamide gel, and is then subjected to an electric field. The proteins will migrate through the gel matrix based on their size and charge. Therefore, statement 4 is true. Capillary electrophoresis is another technique used to separate charged molecules, including proteins, but it is not

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