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Centrifugation, Isopycnic

"Centrifugation, Isopycnic" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A technique used to separate particles according to their densities in a continuous density gradient. The sample is usually mixed with a solution of known gradient materials and subjected to centrifugation. Each particle sediments to the position at which the gradient density is equal to its own. The range of the density gradient is usually greater than that of the sample particles. It is used in purifying biological materials such as proteins, nucleic acids, organelles, and cell types.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Centrifugation, Isopycnic" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Centrifugation, Isopycnic" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 3 publications over 3 distinct years, with a maximum of 1 publications in 1993 and 1997 and 1999
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