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