Molecular Biotechnology

, Volume 24, Issue 2, pp 203-220

First online:

Multilocus enzyme electrophoresis

A practical guide
  • Timothy StanleyAffiliated withDepartment of Biotechnology, Belfast City Hospital Email author 
  • , Ian G. Wilson

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Multilocus enzyme electrophoresis (MEE) uses the relative electrophoretic mobilities of intracellular enzymes to characterize and differentiate organisms by generating an electromorph type (ET). This article presents the chemical conditions that may be useful, a guide to the successful practice of the electrophoretic technique, and analysis of the results.

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