buoyant density


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buoyant density

[′bȯi·ənt ′den·səd·ē]
(physics)
A technique that uses the sedimentation equilibrium in a density gradient to characterize a solute.
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The DACS(tm)SC works by layering white blood cells over a specially formulated buoyant density solution in a patented two-chambered separation container.
Dendreon's technology to separate cells based on buoyant density will be used in combination with MICRA Scientific's proprietary NPS(R) nonporous microspheres.
The product takes advantage of the fine differences in densities that particular cell populations possess, using specific buoyant density solutions and a patented ACT centrifuge tube developed by Dendreon to separate desired lighter cells from unwanted heavier ones.