Cromatografía

Definición

Es una manera de separar dos o más compuestos químicos, como las proteínas. Hay diferentes tipos de cromatografía como la cromatografía de gases, de líquidos a alta presión o de intercambio iónico.

En general, la cromatografía aprovecha las diferencias en los químicos que se desean separar, como su tamaño, carga eléctrica o la capacidad para adherirse (fijarse) al material.

Revision

Last reviewed 8/16/2011 by David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

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