isopycnic


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isopycnic

[¦ī·sō¦pik·nik]
(meteorology)
A line on a chart connecting all points of equal or constant density.
(physics)
Of equal or constant density, with respect to either space or time.
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The adopted fractionation procedure, which included an isopycnic gradient ultracentrifugation followed by an additional washing step, allowed high purification yields of all lipoprotein fractions.
There he began developing the isopycnic hypothesis (pronounced like picnic), which attempted to explain cratons' puzzling qualities.
The RLOs were isolated and purified from the gills of 20 infected moribund oysters by successive differential and isopycnic centrifugations (Wu et al.
The upward-orienting posture was found under centrifugal forces in [Ni.sup.2+]-immobilized cells in the isodensity medium (Taneda et al., 1987) and also in the cells swimming at isopycnic level in the density gradient with Ficoll or Percoll (Kuroda and Kamiya, 1989).
Isolation of Cryptosporidium oocysts and sporozoites using discontinuous sucrose and isopycnic percoll gradients.
After getting rid of the methanol by water bathing, the residual extracting solution (30 mL) was added to isopycnic HCl solution (12mol/L).
Precise and reproducible fractionation of the major HDL particle subpopulations (HDL2b, -2a, -3a, -3b, and -3c) in human plasma is based on an isopycnic equilibrium method developed by Chapman and colleagues (33-36) (Fig.