Agarose is useful in separation of nucleic acids electrophoretically, Suitable for isoelectric focusing, protein blotting and antibody separation Agarose gels are also used in immunoelectrophoresis (IEP) and double-diffusion Ouchterlony plates to demonstrate antibody-antigen reactions.
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