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 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.
Utilizing proprietary buoyant density centrifugation approaches, the company's devices allow for the enrichment of a wide variety of clinically important blood cells.