Centrifugation of Mammalian Cells on Gradients: A New Rotor

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Science  30 Aug 1968:
Vol. 161, Issue 3844, pp. 911-913
DOI: 10.1126/science.161.3844.911


A short-arm rotor increases separation of viable mammalian cells, from mixtures, by low-speed centrifugation; continuous Ficoll density gradients in tissue-culture media are used. We describe the theory and experimental demonstration of the superior separation achieved with this new rotor.

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