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Note: Biochemical samples centrifuged in-flight on drones.
Rev Sci Instrum ; 89(10): 106102, 2018 Oct.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-30399692
ABSTRACT
The ability to conduct en-route centrifugation of samples improves quality and timeliness in the pre-analytical phase. This is demonstrated here on a quadcopter whereby the propellers were adapted to house and apply centrifugal forces to sample-containing capillary tubes instead of incorporating a centrifuge. Tests revealed the ability of the method to separate non-homogenized milk into a cream portion and a skim milk portion, and human whole blood into plasma, buffy coat, and red blood cell components.

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Texto completo: Disponível Coleções: Bases de dados internacionais Base de dados: MEDLINE Idioma: Inglês Revista: Rev Sci Instrum Ano de publicação: 2018 Tipo de documento: Artigo País de afiliação: Austrália