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calf

1
1. the young of cattle, esp domestic cattle
2. the young of certain other mammals, such as the buffalo, elephant, giraffe, and whale
3. a large piece of floating ice detached from an iceberg, etc.

calf

2
the thick fleshy part of the back of the leg between the ankle and the knee

calf

[kaf]
(oceanography)
(vertebrate zoology)
The young of the domestic cow, elephant, rhinoceros, hippopotamus, moose, whale, and others.
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Effect of different volumes of Glasgow minimum essential medium (GMEM) with 5% fetal calf serum (FCS) was monitored on growth of BHK-21 cells in roller culture bottles.
For immunofluorescence studies, the OC exptants were fixed in 4% paraformaldehyde in phosphate-buffered saline (PBS) and permeabilized with 5% Triton X-100 in PBS with 10% fetal calf serum.
Cells were cultured in DMEM containing 25 mmol/L glucose and 200 mL/L heat-inactivated fetal calf serum and grown at 37 [degrees]C in air containing 5% [CO.
In the past, the islets have all been isolated with fetal calf serum.
On the other side was a special mixture of fetal calf serum that acted as an attractant to the neutrophils.
Belot and colleagues remind us that in vitro tests often still involve the use of fetal calf serum or other products of animal origin.
Three types of maturation media (MM) supplemented with 1) 10% fetal calf serum (FCS), 2) 6 mg/ml FAF-BSA or 3) 6 mg/ml FAF-BSA + 10.
On day 3 after sample inoculation, the antimicrobial drug-containing medium was removed and replaced with MEM without antimicrobial drug and supplemented with 5% fetal calf serum (HyClone Laboratories, Inc.
HEK-293 cells (22) (ATCC number CRL-1573) were cultivated in DMEM supplemented with 100 mL/L fetal calf serum, 10 kIU/L penicillin, and 100 mg/L streptomycin.
Briefly, we added the aliquots of the HPLC fractions (1-5 [micro]L) or HPLC-purified synthetic LTX-diol isomers in redistilled ethanol to cultured MCF-7 cells grown in phenol red-free Dulbecco's modified Eagle's medium (DMEM) containing 5% charcoal-stripped, sulfatase-treated fetal calf serum.
HT1080 cells were grown in supplemented DME medium containing glutamine (1 mM), penicillin (100 IU/ml), streptomycin, (100 [micro]g/ml), and 10% heatinactivated fetal calf serum.
The virus was propagated on monolayer of BHK-21 cell line in Roux flasks containing 100 ml of maintenance medium with 1 % fetal calf serum (Muhammad et al.