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nephelometer

[‚nef·ə′läm·əd·ər]
(optics)
A type of instrument that measures, at more than one angle, the scattering function of particles suspended in a medium; information obtained may be used to determine the size of the suspended particles and the visual range through the medium.
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The quantifications of serum IgG, IgG1, IgG2, IgG3, IgG4 and salivary IgA was done through the nephelometric procedure.
In order to assure that the nephelometric turbidity unit (NTU) levels of the discharge water were kept well below regulated threshold, project subcontractor Haleakala Construction recruited Florida Dewatering to assist in cleaning the water.
Using distilled water, researchers prepared 1-liter suspensions of bentonite, kaolinite, and illite (typical clays of tropical regions) with turbidities of 50, 100, and 200 nephelometric turbidity units (NTU).
Turbidity was measured using the nephelometric method with a 2100P HACH portable turbidimeter.
These isolates were recovered from 30-L freshwater samples having turbidities of 11 and 16 nephelometric turbidity units, which were among those with the lowest turbidity collected during this investigation.
Serum levels of CRP were measured by a nephelometric method utilising CRP antibodies (Beckman Coulter DX1).
The TRCN441 is designed for medium to high turbidity ranges, the TRCN442 targets lower turbidity ranges ideally from 10 to 100 nephelometric turbidity units and is ideal for applications in the beverage industry, mining, and water treatment.
But beginning in August 2011, EPA will require DEC to enforce a limit of 280 nephelometric turbidity units, or TBUs, on all sites more than 20 acres in size.
Quantification of IgE and cytokines in serum: Serum concentrations of IgE, cytokines such as IL-4, IL-10 and complement proteins such as C3c and C4 were quantified by nephelometric analysis using Nephelometer (BN ProSpec, Dade Behring, Marburg, Germany).
Measured in nephelometric turbidity units (NTU), turbidity ranges from less than 1 NTU to more than 1,000 NTU.
All influent turbidity samples taken were >1,000 Nephelometric Turbidity Units (NTUs).