Meaning of Svedberg in English:

Svedberg

Pronunciation /ˈsvɛdbəːɡ/

noun

(also Svedberg unit)
Biochemistry
  • A unit of time equal to 10⁻¹³ seconds, used in expressing sedimentation coefficients.

    • ‘Throughout the time course the dominant species was PLY monomer with s 20, w = 3.42 Svedbergs.’

Origin

1940s named after Theodor S. Svedberg (1884–1971), Swedish chemist.