> From: mperdue at asrr.arsusda.gov ("Michael L. Perdue")
> Subject: Re: sedimentation at 1g...
>> On 27 Mar 1996, Ed Rybicki wrote:
> > I have just seen the results of centrifuging a TMV-U2 and a BSMV
> > preparation at 1g for 26 yrs and 11 yrs, respectively...the viruses
> > SEDIMENTED!! There was a beautiful gradient in both cases, of
> Sounds like an intriguing new approach. Would that be a rate-zonal or an
> equilibrium gradient and what was the radius of your rotor?
Equilibrium (=velocity) centrifugation equivalent, in which case
radius of rotor = 1 Terran standard radius. Or simply provide 1
Terran standard mass in close proximity (gravity sedimentation).
Ed Rybicki, PhD
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