Main definitions of electrotransfer in English

: electrotransfer1electrotransfer2

electrotransfer1

noun

  • 1Chemistry
    The transfer of electrons.

  • 2Chemistry Biology
    The electrophoretic transfer of analysed substances between media in the process of their identification.

  • 3Biology
    The use of electrical pulses to enhance the penetration of genes delivered in vivo by plasmid vectors.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in Science. From electro- + transfer.

Pronunciation

electrotransfer

/ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈtransfəː/ /ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈtrɑːnsfəː/ /ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈtranzfəː/

Main definitions of electrotransfer in English

: electrotransfer1electrotransfer2

electrotransfer2

verb

Chemistry Biology
  • with object To transfer (a substance, especially a protein) by electrophoresis between two different media for analytical purposes.

Origin

1980s. From electro- + transfer, after electrotransfer.

Pronunciation

electrotransfer

/ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈtransfəː/ /ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈtrɑːnsfəː/ /ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈtranzfəː/