Definition of elution in English:

elution

noun

Chemistry
  • See elute

    • ‘After separation by TLC and elution from the silica gel, ASG and SG were hydrolysed with 2 N methanolic HCl under reflux for 4 h at 100°C.’
    • ‘In this work we have measured protein interactions using self-interaction chromatography, in which protein is immobilized on chromatographic particles and the retention of the same protein is measured in isocratic elution.’
    • ‘The imidazole concentration at elution was 112 mM.’
    • ‘These include the single cell gel electrophoresis assay, the gel electrophoresis assay, the alkaline elution and unwinding assays and the analysis of DNA adducts.’
    • ‘A linear gradient from 100% A to 100% B during the first 12 min was followed by an isocratic elution for 6 min.’

Pronunciation

elution

/ɪˈl(j)uːʃ(ə)n/