sedimentation coefficient

noun

Medical Definition of sedimentation coefficient

: a measure of the rate at which a molecule (as a protein) suspended in a colloidal solution sediments in an ultracentrifuge usually expressed in svedbergs

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“Sedimentation coefficient.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/sedimentation%20coefficient. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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