microsphere


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microsphere

[′mī·krə‚sfir]
(materials)
A sphere sized from about 0.5 to 100 micrometers and made of any material.
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The injection and plugging ability of the DCA microsphere were evaluated using an artificial homogeneous columnar core with a diameter of 2.
The microscopic particles are sphere shaped, due to this, in the ceramic microsphere production it only fewer quantity of resin.
Among other microsphere encapsulation coatings that are beginning to be adopted are damage-sensing coatings, Schiavo points out.
2a show the measured absorbance of samples of microsphere suspension and water placed in holder 1 and 2 respectively.
The team put transforming growth factor beta-1 in biodegradable gelatin microspheres distributed throughout the sheet of stem cells rather than soak the sheet in growth factor.
For drug-loaded cross-linked BSA microsphere preparation, the BSA solution was cross-linked with PEGDE for 6 h before MB dissolving and microsphere formation.
Microsphere Technology does have several customers in the water treatment sector that have reported that titanium dioxide-coated glass beads work well as replacements for nanopowdered products.
It also has the highest strength-to-density ratio of any glass or other microsphere in the marketplace.
Hansen and Kellar Autumn coated the feet of live Tokay geckos with ceramic microspheres.
Because a flow cytometer has the ability to discriminate different particles on the basis of size or color, the possibility of multiplexed analysis with different microsphere populations is suggested.
com)-- Cospheric LLC, a microsphere manufacturing and distributing company, expanded their line of brightly colored glass tracer particles for Particle Imaging Velocimetry (PIV) applications.