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dilution

[də′lü·shən]
(chemistry)
Increasing the proportion of solvent to solute in any solution and thereby decreasing the concentration of the solute per unit volume.
(metallurgy)
The use of a welding filler metal deposit with a base metal or a previously deposited weld material having a lower alloy content.
(optics)
Reducing the intensity of a color by adding white.
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likely to cause dilution is not included as grounds for the invalidation
The following equations will help you with performing and calculating dilutions.
Next, the absorbance of these test sample dilutions was corrected by subtracting the appropriate average absorbance of internal negative control serum dilutions from the same trial.
Confusion occurs when someone uses "1:1" as a dilution because if 1:10 means one part diluted with nine parts, making a total of 10 parts, then what does 1:1 mean?
The MIC of telithromycin, performed on Mueller-Hinton agar + 5% horse blood by serial 2-fold dilution, was equal to 2 [micro]g/mL in air and 8 [micro]g/mL under C[O.
When the Biosense kit standard curve, run in PBST, was compared to the same standard curve run in the presence of plasma, urine, and milk matrices, each at 100-fold dilutions for each standard concentration, resulting E[C.
5-fold dilutions were then compared directly with the manufacturer-suggested 2-fold dilution ("gold standard") for all 30 specimens; the 2-fold dilution scheme was regressed on the 1.
We conducted a 10-year retrospective chart review of 1,000 immunotherapy-treated patients to evaluate the efficacy and safety of serial dilution quantitative intradermal testing in the management of allergic rhinitis.
Compounds B and C, the two peroxide cured NBRs, gave 100% rubber tearing bonds at all dilutions tested.
A new serial dilution feature provides the ability to load a single row or column of tips onto a 96-or 384-channel dispense head and travel across a microplate in either direction to perform serial dilutions common in IC-50 curves and standard screening applications.
The reference screening dilutions provided by the manufacturers are based on different ethnic population than ours.
Authors have suggested approaches that include looking for discrepancies among alternative methods of measurement (2-4), exploiting nonlinear effects of the interfering antibody by incorporating serial dilutions into routine assays (3, 4), screening for anti-mouse antibodies with the Tandem ICON(r) ImmunoConcentration human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) [4] assay (3), or pretreating specimens with blocking reagents (5, 6).