minicell


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minicell

[′min·ē‚sel]
(microbiology)
A small anucleate bacterial cell produced by abnormal and unequal division of a parent cell.
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The outer surface of the minicell membrane is not only packed with gene silencing siRNA, but is also coated with antibodies, which lock onto (antigen) receptors on the tumour cells.
5-mm 4%-20% polyacrylamide Tris-glycine gel cassette (Invitrogen, EC6028BOX), 10x Novex TrisGlycine SDS Running Buffer (Invitrogen, LC2675; diluted 1/10), and 2x TrisGlycine SDS Sample Buffer (Invitrogen, LC2675) in a XCell SureLock MiniCell (Invitrogen, E10001) for 1.
Specifically, the standards-based product line is available as an individual 200mW picocell, a 4W minicell, or 20W macrocell with an external amplifier.
Proteins were electro-blotted with a Novex minicell apparatus (Invitrogen) onto Hybond-C Extra nitrocellulose membranes (GE Amersham).
Additionally, the minicell vaccine is able to counter many infectious diseases in a cost-effective and efficient manner, and could solve serious infectious disease problems in developing countries.
Apolipoproteins were separated from other lipoproteins by sodium dodecyl sulfate-polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis in a Novex MiniCell Electrophoresis system (Novex) with precast NUPAGE 4-8% Tris-acetate gels.
Lucent will utilize Andrew amplifiers in its TDMA PCS Minicell systems solutions.
a leading provider of smart antenna systems for cellular operators, today announced the immediate availability of a new version of its SpotLight (R) 2000 system for the 850 CDMA Compact Minicell base station from Lucent(R) Technologies.
More than 300,000 subscribers in the Kyungnam and Kyungbuk areas are enjoying the quality network based on Lucent's 5ESS(R) Switch-based Mobile Switching Centers and CDMA PCS minicell base stations.
The infrastructure equipment includes mobile switching centers, new TDMA PCS Minicell base stations with ACELP (Algebraic Code Excited Linear Predictive) voice coders, which significantly improve voice quality.
The digital interface options and the integration with Natural MicroSystems product line offer us exciting possibilities as we extend the capabilities of our product, the MiniCell Base Station(tm), and as we build new products over the next few years.
With CDPD deployment and usage increasing, there is an increasing need for providing minicell and microcell coverage.
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