Magnetic separations in biotechnology

George M. Whitesides, Romas J. Kazlauskas, Lee Josephson

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Magnetic separation techniques provide probably the most rapid and convenient method of separating certain particles from dilute suspensions, especially those that might block columns or filters. This and other applications of magnetism, including cell sorting and product recovery are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)144-148
Number of pages5
JournalTrends in biotechnology
Issue number5
StatePublished - Jan 1 1983


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