Date of Award

6-1966

Document Type

Union College Only

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science

Department

Chemistry

Language

English

Abstract

The phenomenon of muscular contraction has long been of particular interest to physiologists, biochemists and pharmacologists. Much work has been done in an effort to elucidate the chemical interactions and the mechanisms of converting chemical energy to mechanical work in muscle. The application of electrophoresis to biological problems evolved rapidly after Tiselius adapted the electrophoretic apparatus in 1937. The modern apparatus for free flowing moving boundary work with its low temperature bath, U-tubes with precision ground optical faces and the ingenious schlieren optical system constitutes a powerful method for molecular-level research.

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