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Tue July 24, 2012 By:

What is centrifugation?How is it done?

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Wed July 25, 2012
Centrifugation is one of the most important separation technique.
 
It exploits the inherent varied sedimenting property of substancesfor their isolation by the application of centrifugation field.
 
 The resullting solution has 2 components namely the SEDIMENT (Pellet), and
SUPERNATENT

Centrifugation can be classified in 2 ways: 

• PREPARATIVE CENTRIFUGATION 

• ANALYTICAL CENTRIFUGATION

 

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