decalcification

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decalcification

[dē‚kal·sə·fə′kā·shən]
(chemistry)
Loss or removal of calcium or calcium compounds from a calcified material such as bone or soil.
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Acetone extracts were used to determine chlorophyll a content (nanograms per cubic millimeter) using the equations of Jeffrey and Humphrey (1975) for dinoflagellates, and the fixed and decalcified pieces were dried at 60 [degrees]C to obtain biomass (micrograms per cubic millimeter).
Thus, the teeth were longitudinal sectioned in bucolingual orientation, separated into three fragments and decalcified with nitric acid or Washawsky solution (EDTA 8.
Using experimental models in rats, some authors decalcified and separated the bone tissue in a component that contains a collagenous matrix and other component that contains growth proteins.
If IHC is regularly performed on decalcified tissues, laboratories should test a sufficient number of such tissues to ensure that assays consistently achieve expected results.
Scanning electron microscopy (SEM) was used to examine specimens that had not been decalcified.
22985 Predictive marker testing I If laboratory --decalcified tissue performs HER2 testing on decalcified tissue, results include disclaimer noting that assay has not been validated on decalcified specimens Checklist Revisions No.
They were subsequently decalcified overnight using a sodium-citrate-EDTA decalcifying solution (Luna, 1968), cut in half with a razor blade, dehydrated, cleared, and infiltrated with paraffin wax.
Right sides were decalcified and left sides were not decalcified.
At the north end of the property, gold values in rocks are anomalous over a strike length of 2,000 ft (610 m) in a silicified and decalcified north-south fault zone hosted by fossiliferous limestone of the Lower Pequop Formation.
The polymerase chain reaction products from biopsy 1 were limited and the monoclonal peaks were low, likely attributable to prolonged storage and degeneration of DNA quality on a decalcified specimen (data not shown in Figure, D).
Larval snails were decalcified prior to use in room temperature Tris-buffered seawater at a pH of 6 (13).