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(Units) a unit used in physics
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(ˈsvɛd bərg, -ˌbær yə, ˈsfɛd-)

The(odor), 1884–1971, Swedish chemist.
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The individual rRNA types are historically classified on their hydrodynamic separation properties in Svedberg units "S," with prokaryotic ribosomes having 23S, 16S, and 5S rRNA components and eukaryotic ribosomes having analogous 28S, 18S, 5.8S, and 5S rRNAs.
Size and lipid composition of chylomicrons of different Svedberg units of flotation.