Buffy coat

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the coagulated plasma of blood when the red corpuscles have so settled out that the coagulum appears nearly colorless. This is common in diseased conditions where the corpuscles run together more rapidly and in denser masses than usual.
- Huxley.

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From the work that needs to be done is to prepare the floor plate by placing the buffy layer thickness d = 20cm of crushed stone with required compaction .
In specimen B, the buffy layer appeared to span the separator gel.
The presence of gel separator material may have reduced the leeching of potassium from the buffy layer (specimen B).