zonal centrifuge

zonal centrifuge

[′zōn·əl ′sen·trə‚fyüj]
(biology)
A centrifuge that uses a rotating chamber of large capacity in which to separate cell organelles by density-gradient centrifugation.
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My own work really began with the invention of the zonal centrifuge (2) to fractionate subcellular particles.
Purification of influenza virus in the K-II zonal centrifuge.
The preferred technology for virus concentration from large volumes was developed by the Joint NIH-AEC Zonal Centrifuge Development Project at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA, and the Oak Ridge Gaseous Diffusion Plant in the 1960s (4).
The development of zonal centrifuges and ancillary systems for tissue fractionation and analysis.