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immobilize

[i′mō·bə‚līz]
(medicine)
To render motionless or to fix in place, as by splints or surgery.
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Use of the fluorescent dye YOYO-1 to quantify oligonucleotides immobilized on plastic plates.
Table 3 reveals the effect of different amount of immobilized spores of A.
The next target of VTT researchers was immobilized primary fermentation.
He has been Professor for Biotechnology at the TU Hamburg-Harburg, Germany, since 1986, focusing his research on fundamentals of equilibrium and kinetically controlled reactions catalyzed by free and immobilized hydrolases, the production, post-translational processing and purification of penicillin amidases and serine peptidases by affinity chromatography, as well as fundamentals of mass transfer in chromatography and enzyme technology.
Immobilized cells are captive within a protective matrix, often reducing cell release.
Immobilization - 32-P device is immobilized in the tumor, significantly reducing risk of leakage or systemic side effects.
Each well of these 8-strips is pre-packed with a membrane containing immobilized cobalt-IDA (iminodiacetic acid) chelates, which specifically capture His-tagged proteins.
The new patent provides for stem-loop DNA probes -- oligonucleotide probes containing 'hairpin' structures -- or arrays of such oligonucleotide probes immobilized on a solid support and suitable for hybridization analysis.
The company also announced that it has increased the depth of its HIV/AIDS treatment pipeline to include two proprietary HIV-Hemopurifier(TM) treatments: AEMD-45, which is an immobilized antibody treatment cartridge, and AEMD-61, a treatment cartridge that immobilizes both antibodies for HIV and antisense DNA.
Traditional techniques, such as those based on biotin-(strept)avidin, or those based on covalent linkage, do not allow for the recovery of the immobilized ligand.
The enzyme is immobilized between two isoelectric membranes encompassing the isoelectric point of the enzyme and the pH of its optimum activity.
Since 1985 Carmeda has commercialized the "end-point attachment" of immobilized heparin molecules to medical device surfaces.