Freund's adjuvant

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Freund's adjuvant

[′frȯinz ′a·jə·vənt]
(immunology)
A water-oil emulsion containing a killed microorganism (usually Mycobacterium tuberculosis) which enhances antigenicity.
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1996), incomplete Freund's adjuvant (IFA), Freund's complete adjuvant (FCA) (Difco labs, Detroit, MI, USA) and with Alum adjuvant in to the shaved flank and ear of experimental goats.
During the first immunization, all groups received a subcutaneous (sc) injection of venom (20 [micro]g in 100 [micro]l PBS), emulsified in an equal volume of Freund's Complete Adjuvant (FCA).
On Freund's complete adjuvant reagent-induced rheumatoid arthritis in rats, Kalopanax-A and -I were reported to inhibit edema, agglutination and vascular permeability (Choi et al.
Kalopanaxsaponin-A was found to significantly decrease malondialdehyde formation and the activities of xanthine oxidase and aldehyde oxidase in Freund's complete adjuvant arthritis model in rats.
speciosa were found to significantly inhibit paw edema induced by carrageenan and Freund's complete adjuvant and to prevent accumulation of inflammatory cells in carrageenan-induced peritonitis at doses of 50-200 mg/kg.
Carrageenan and Freund's Complete adjuvant were purchased from Sigma Chemical Company, USA.