elutriation


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elutriation

 [e-loo″tre-a´shun]
purification of a substance by dissolving it in a solvent and pouring off the solution, thus separating it from the undissolved foreign material.

e·lu·tion

(ē-lū'shŭn),
1. The separation, by washing, of one solid from another.
2. The removal, by means of a suitable solvent, of one material from another that is insoluble in that solvent, as in column chromatography.
3. The removal of antibodies absorbed onto the erythrocyte surface.
Synonym(s): elutriation
[L. e-luo, pp. lutus, to wash out]

elutriation

/elu·tri·a·tion/ (e-loo″tre-a´shun) purification of a substance by dissolving it in a solvent and pouring off the solution, thus separating it from the undissolved foreign material.

elutriation

purification of a substance by dissolving it in a solvent and pouring off the solution, thus separating it from the undissolved foreign material.
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However, they focused on the elutriation of fine particles.
Their correlation mainly focused on the elutriation of fine particles and does not include the effect of fine particles on the entrainment of coarse particles.
Quantitative separation of roots from compacted soil profiles by the hydropneumatic elutriation system.
Isolation of monocytes from whole blood by density gradient centrifugation and counter-current elutriation followed by cryopreservation: six years' experience.
Monocytes were obtained from healthy normolipidemic volunteers by leukapheresis and were purified by counterflow elutriation.
Custom designed systems handle up to 10,000 lb/hr and use various methods of washing and separation such as sorting, elutriation, agitation, float/sink and hydrocyclone to produce a finished product ready for reprocessing.
Lymphocytes, monocytes, and granulocytes were purified from buffy coats (leukocyte-enriched fractions) from healthy volunteers by centrifugation over Percoll followed by elutriation centrifugation, as described previously (17).
Systems handle up to 10,000 lb/hr and use methods of washing and separation--sorting, elutriation, agitation, float/sink and hydrocyclone--to produce a finished flake ready for reprocessing.
Whole blood was separated by density-gradient centrifugation in Ficoll-Pague; lymphocytes were isolated from peripheral blood mononuclear cells by centrifugal elutriation in HBSS medium containing 10 mL/L FBS [21].
Human peripheral blood monocytes are isolated from volunteers by a combination of cell separation and countercurrent elutriation as previously described [6].