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aliquot

1. Maths of, signifying, or relating to an exact divisor of a quantity or number
2. consisting of equal quantities
3. an aliquot part

aliquot

[′al·ə‚kwät]
(chemistry)
A part of a sample that has been divided into exactly equal parts with no remainder.
(mathematics)
A divisor that divides a quantity into equal parts with no remainder.
(medicine)
A representative sample of a larger quantity.
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Pooled stock from fresh samples from healthy psittaciform birds was prepared, aliquoted, and stored for use.
The plasma layers were aliquoted into vials and refrigerated for transport to Quest Diagnostics (Teterboro.
These S-9 (supernatant 9000Xg) preparations were then aliquoted into five test tubes that contained a prepared reaction mixture that served as a Metabolic Activation System (MAS).
Samples were aliquoted for sample-stability studies at refrigerated (4[degrees]C), ambient (22[degrees]C), and frozen (-20[degrees]C) temperatures, as well as for freeze/ thaw experiments.
3 mL of plasma was aliquoted from each sample and frozen at -20[degrees]C overnight (~22 hours), and the remaining plasma was stored on cells and analyzed after 1, 3, and 5 hours of storage at room temperature.
Each tube is assigned a route from the automation system's software and is centrifuged, decapped, aliquoted, recapped, or sorted, depending on the tests requested.
A stock solution of clavulanic acid (2000 [micro]g/ml) was prepared, aliquoted into small vials and stored at -20[degrees]C.
Blood was obtained from each pig by cardiac puncture and directly aliquoted into 2-ml sterile vials, one aliquot used liquid sodium heparin (1,000 USP units/ml) as an anticoagulant to obtain the whole blood for lymphocyte tests, another allowed to clot for 4 h for serum preparation.
The remaining swab transport medium was filtered, and 100 [micro]L of filtrate was aliquoted onto each of 3 tissue culture plates containing rhabdomyosarcoma, Vero, and 293T cell lines for virus isolation.