Sample Injection Techniques

  • James M. KarlinseyEmail author
Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology book series (MIMB, volume 1906)


Sample introduction is an important consideration in any microchip electrophoresis (ME) separation. The number of applications and level of complexity of ME devices continue to increase, but the introduction of sample into the separation channel has remained relatively constant. This work describes the most common electrophoretic methods of performing sample injection for ME applications using electroosmotic flow (EOF), providing both a transition from capillary electrophoresis (CE) separations and a straightforward entry point into ME.

Key words

Microchip electrophoresis Electrokinetic injection Microfluidics Electroosmotic flow 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of ChemistryPenn State BerksReadingUSA

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