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]
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The Shah Dheri kaolin is processed by elutriation, which produces three grades of kaolin based on the physico- chemical
Soybean root samples were taken to the laboratory and stored in a -4[degrees]C (25[degrees]F) freezer until they were washed using a hydropneumatic elutriation system (Smucker et al.
Deposits resulting from eruption column collapse in a sub-aqueous environment are generally depleted in fine pyroclastic material, reflecting elutriation of this material via hydraulic sorting during flow movement (Fiske and Matsuda, 1964; Stix, 1991; McPhie et al., 1993).
Briefly, the procedure involves perfusing the lung to remove blood, removing free AMs by BAL, digestion of lung tissue with elastase, and purification of type II cells by centrifugal elutriation. Cells isolated and purified by this method were > 85% pure type II cells as determined microscopically after staining with phosphine 3R (Jones et al.
United's 12,000-sq-ft reclaim plant includes a large Vecoplan ReTech shredder, a Cumberland granulator, and three elutriators (air separators) from Sterling Elutriation in Forest, Va.
(3.) McDougall, S., Cooke, R., 'Elutriation - a novel way of solving a screening problem', in ME '2000.
Neural differentiation in the OTT-6050 mouse teratoma: production of a tumor fraction showing melanogenesis in neuroepithelial cells after centrifugal elutriation. Virchows Arch A Pathol Anat Histopathol.
There was no evidence of an increase in the elutriation of fines or the formation of tars as the co-firing ratio of sewage sludge and coal was increased.
An inexpensive and simple elutriation device for separation of invertebrates from sand and gravel.
The Zeppelin team will install apart from 24 silos the complete conveying system (pneumatic conveying of additives and polymer powder for extrusion and the discharge of pellets into the logistic center), elutriation system, distribution on trucks, connection with existing parts of the plant, as well as discharge facility and warehouse.
Successful fractionation (with recovery of more than 90% of mononuclear cells) has since been achieved using counterflow elutriation, gelatin, Ficoll, or hydroxy ethyl starch.[26.27,30]
Experience with polymers has indicated that settling, sludge thickening, and elutriation can be improved with their use in primary treatment.