Ficoll-Paque


Ficoll-Paque
Proprietary name for premixed Ficoll and diatrizoate (Hypaque) with a density of g/cm3 used as a cushion for separating lymphocytes (which do not pass through the Ficoll-Paque layer) from other blood cells in a one-step centrifugation method.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • Ficoll — is a neutral, highly branched, high mass, hydrophilic polysaccharide which dissolves readily in aqueous solutions. Ficoll radii range from 2 7 nm. It is prepared by reaction of the polysaccharide with epichlorohydrin. Ficoll is a registered… …   Wikipedia


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