ultracentrifugation

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ul·tra·cen·tri·fuge

 (ŭl′trə-sĕn′trə-fyo͞oj′)
n.
A high-velocity centrifuge used in the separation of colloidal or submicroscopic particles.

ul′tra·cen·trif′u·gal (-trĭf′yə-gəl, -trĭf′ə-gəl) adj.
ul′tra·cen·trif′u·gal·ly adv.
ul′tra·cen′tri·fu·ga′tion (-fyo͝o-gā′shən) n.
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Noun1.ultracentrifugation - centrifugation at very high speedsultracentrifugation - centrifugation at very high speeds  
centrifugation - the process of separating substances of different densities by the use of a centrifuge
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Eight rat livers were subjected to isolation of mitochondria by differential centrifugation.
Differential centrifugation of brain homogenates on a percoll gradient was used to isolate mitochondria.
Callose was extracted by differential centrifugation and analyzed biochemically based on its ability to bind to aniline blue.

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