Rapid Partitioning of Human Neutrophils by CCD

  • Paul Eggleton
  • Ian A. Sutherland
  • Derek Fisher


The ability of countercurrent distribution (CCD) to fractionate cells on the basis of differences in their surface charge and hydrophobic characteristics makes CCD potentially a powerful technique to investigate correlation between surface properties of neutrophils and their functional activities.


Human Neutrophil Bottom Chamber Phagocytic Capacity Hydrophobic Characteristic Countercurrent Distribution 


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Copyright information

© Plenum Press, New York 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul Eggleton
    • 1
  • Ian A. Sutherland
    • 2
  • Derek Fisher
    • 1
  1. 1.Biochemistry Department, Royal Free Hospital School of MedicineUniversity of LondonLondonUK
  2. 2.Engineering DepartmentNational Institute for Medical ResearchLondonUK

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