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  • noun Plural form of absorbate.


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  • Desorption is simply the separation of absorbates (materials capable of being absorbed) from an absorbent (something that absorbs).

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  • With laser desorption mass spectrometry, a blood protein sample is hit with a laser, breaking off particles (absorbates) that are sent to a mass spectrometer for analysis.

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