Interfacial Events in Phase Separation and Cell Partitioning in Aqueous Two-Phase Systems
The processes by which phase separation occurs in aqueous two-phase systems of polyethylene glycol and dextran are described in terms of the fluid dynamics of phase droplets and phase streams. Interactions of cells with the surfaces of these microphases early in phase separations determine the cell partition coefficient, which is conventionally measured when phase separation is virtually completed.
KeywordsPhase Separation Phase System Bottom Phase Phase Partition Phase Droplet
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