By Dr John Graham
A massive advent to using the centrifuge within the biology laboratory, organic Centrifugation can be invaluable for more matured staff. The booklet describes the heritage and the rules at the back of centrifugation, together with sedimentation conception. The ebook additionally considers the different sorts of centrifuge and different centrifuge to be had, density gradient media and gradient know-how. even though aimed basically on the beginner, this identify additionally presents info to permit more matured employees to switch and replace current innovations.
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Lid-locking devices are fitted to most modern machines to prevent the lid being opened when the rotor is spi nning, but some older low-speed machines do not have this device and the lid can be opened before the rotor stops. Never do this, and never try to increase the braking of the roto r by applying manual pressure. This is exceedingly dangerous and, also, the sudden change in deceleration rate will create a vortex in the centrifugation medium, upsetting th e pellet or bands of material present.
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12). In ultracentrifuges this requires a more complex fluid seal to be in place during the entire operation within the evacuated centrifuge chamber. It is less of a problem for high-speed centrifuges. In ultracentrifuges, continuous-flow zonal rotors are used principally for the harvesting of virus from very large volumes (10-20 I) of culture fluid, while those for high-speed rotors can be used for similar volumes of bacterial cultures. For more information on their mode of use and specific proto· cols, see Craham (1992).