sedimentation velocity


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sedimentation velocity

[‚sed·ə·mən′tā·shən və‚läs·əd·ē]
(analytical chemistry)
The rate of movement of the liquid-sediment boundary in the sample holder during centrifugation; used in molecular-weight determinations.
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We compiled published still-air measurements of sedimentation velocity (Appendix 1), and plotted the sedimentation-velocity data to assess variability in estimates within and among studies for specific taxa [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 3 OMITTED].
COMPARISON WITH THEORETICAL ESTIMATES OF SEDIMENTATION VELOCITY
We have no objective basis for identifying any of the experimental studies of sedimentation velocity as authoritative; none of the sampling apparatus were calibrated using standards (e.
The overall good fit between measured and predicted estimates of sedimentation velocity [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 5 OMITTED] provides a basis for some confidence in the measured values of Eisenhut (1961) and especially Durham (1946).