microsphere


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microsphere

[′mī·krə‚sfir]
(materials)
A sphere sized from about 0.5 to 100 micrometers and made of any material.
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2]), and the outer aqueous phase of the CaCl2 solution in this experiment could accelerate microsphere solidification 116],
We were successful with large microspheres in initial trials and need to bring down the microsphere size for the proposed use in tissue engineering for the TMJ, especiallyfor use with the animal models for early stage (rabbit) and pre-clinical studies (pig) beyond my project scope.
The rate of microsphere degradation and, therefore, cell differentiation, can be tailored by the degree to which the microsphere are cross-linked.
The fluorimeter was used to obtain the microsphere fluorescence intensity, and a multicolor flow cytometer was used to obtain the microsphere concentration.
com)-- Cospheric LLC, a microsphere manufacturing and distributing company, recently launched a line of density marker beads in particle size ranges from 10 micron to 600 micron in diameter.
Microsphere Technology coats borosilicate glass microspheres and aluminosilicate ceramic cenospheres with coatings based on metals, metal oxides, pigments, and dyes.
In the late 1980s, 3M introduced a glass microsphere with an isostatic crush strength of 10,000 psi, more than twice as strong as any previously available.
This performance additive, called iM30K, is said to be the first hollow glass microsphere capable of withstanding injection molding and extrusion pressures of 30,000 psi.
Using simplified geometric models that represent the ends of the fibers as shallow cups or flexible strips, the scientists calculated that from 26 to 59 of the fibers would have to cling to each microsphere to keep it from sticking to the wall as the gecko steps away.
Engelhard will develop new special effects and applications that utilize Prizmalite's ultrafine glass microsphere technology, which uses transparent microspheres.
Because a flow cytometer has the ability to discriminate different particles on the basis of size or color, the possibility of multiplexed analysis with different microsphere populations is suggested.