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January 20, 2023

Using gel electrophoresis technique to separate mucins from other proteins

A researcher uses a gel electrophoresis technique to separate mucins from other proteins in a mammal saliva sample.

[Research supported by U.S. National Science Foundation grant DEB 2049947.]

Learn more in the NSF Research News story How did slime, a marvel of biology, evolve?. (Date of image: July 2022; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Jan. 20, 2023)

Credit: Douglas Levere/University at Buffalo

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