isoelectric point

Origin of isoelectric point

First recorded in 1895–1900
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British Dictionary definitions for isoelectric point

isoelectric point

noun
  1. biochem the pH value at which the net electric charge of a molecule, such as a protein or amino acid, is zero
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isoelectric point in Medicine

isoelectric point

n.
  1. The pH at which the electrolyte concentration of an amphoteric substance such as protein is electrically zero because the concentration of its cation form equals the concentration of its anion form.
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