amebocyte


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amebocyte

[ə′mēb·ə‚sīt]
(invertebrate zoology)
One of the wandering ameboid cells in the tissues and fluids of many invertebrates that function in assimilation and excretion.
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in the Presence or Absence of Gram-Negative Bacteremia: Studies Using the Gelation Limulus Amebocyte Lysate Assay
The endotoxin in all samples was quantified with the Kinetic Chromogenic Limulus Amebocyte Lysate (LAL) Assay (Nelson Laboratories, Salt Lake City, Utah).
The analytical method to detect endotoxins can be performed using the ELISA Limulus amebocyte lysate test.
A wholly owned subsidiary of Seikagaku Corporation, the Company pioneered the use of Horseshoe Crab blood extract, Limulus Amebocyte Lysate (LAL), used in the testing of pharmaceuticals, medical devices and biologics, for the presence of potentially toxic endotoxins and glucans.
Free LPS content in supernatant was determined by the Limulus Amebocyte Lysate (LAL) assay (Xiamen Houshiji, Ltd.
Endotoxin was analyzed using the Limulus Amebocyte Lysate Kinetic-QCL Test Kit (BioWhittaker, Walkersville, MD).
The endotoxin content was always less than l0 EU/mg, as determined by the Limulus Amebocyte Lysate assay according to manufacturer's instructions (Cambrex Company, USA).
A wholly owned subsidiary of Seikagaku BioBusiness Corporation, the Company pioneered the humane use of horseshoe crab blood extract, Limulus Amebocyte Lysate (LAL), used in the testing of pharmaceuticals, medical devices and biologics, for the presence of potentially toxic endotoxins and glucans.
To determine whether the contaminant was endotoxin, we filled Vacutainer Tubes with saline and tested them for endotoxin by the Limulus Amebocyte Lysate test (Bio-Whittaker, Inc.
Biomedical companies catch horseshoe crabs for their blood, from which they produce Limulus Amebocyte Lysate (LAL) (Novitsky, 1984; ASMFC (1)).
The PTS is a portable test system based on the Limulus Amebocyte Lysate (LAL) assay.
The content of LPS in BCPs was determined by limulus amebocyte lysate reagent method (Chang and Sack 2001).