aliquot

(redirected from aliquoting)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal.

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Featuring a standardized aliquoting process, the Tomcat instrument accommodates multiple sample types concurrently, with the ability to continuously load and unload samples and consumables.
The ultra flexible Aliquoting System RSA Pro is designed to perform front-end and back-end tasks, including aliquoting, decapping, sorting and archiving functions.
Supply of new antiepileptic drugs and hypertension study analytes in HPLC; determination analysis of IL28B polymorphisms and RS12979860 RS8099917; instrumentation preanalytical stand alone automation phases check in, centrifugation, stappamento, aliquoting sorting and mapping routine samples pertaining to UO Clinical Pathology I; diagnostic tests not awarded in the race.
The contract also allows for optional services such as the culturing and aliquoting of tuberculosis and other BSL-3 agents from NIAID-funded study groups performing research on HIV/AIDS and associated infections.
As the specimen nears the instrument for testing, other processing steps like centrifugation, de-capping, and aliquoting can happen in an automated fashion to prepare the sample for testing.
Serum or plasma was obtained from each sample by centrifuging, pooling, and aliquoting within 45 min of blood collection.
New services include sample aliquoting, nucleic acid extraction and verification, as well as PBMC (Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells) processing.
Direct sampling prevents detaining tubes at the analyzer and reduces aliquoting.
The contract also includes optional services such as the culturing and aliquoting of tuberculosis and other BSL-3 agents from NIAID-funded study groups performing research on HIV/AIDS and associated infections.
After centrifugation with the Roche Modular Pre-Analytics system (Roche Diagnostics), pipetting error alerts were triggered on the aliquoting module of the Pre-Analytics system.
The lower arm position can diminish operator discomfort and fatigue as well as the frequency of rest interruptions for prep protocols requiring multiple aliquoting steps.
Provision of pre-analytical island, installation and commissioning for sorting and distribution tubes in rack based controllers performing the prescribed examinations, pre-analytical sample analysis (including adequacy of quality the tube, the volume of the sample with the prescribed tests and their number), uncorking, aliquoting if necessary, setting serum bank, setting exception (if problem on the sample), the backfilling and grading at the end of day for storage of samples on racks with dedicated IT traceability of the rankings.