amebocyte


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amebocyte

[ə′mēb·ə‚sīt]
(invertebrate zoology)
One of the wandering ameboid cells in the tissues and fluids of many invertebrates that function in assimilation and excretion.
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Comparison of Limulus amebocyte lysate lest methods for endotoxin measurement in protein solutions.
Application of quartz tuning forks for detection of endotoxins and Gram-negative bacterial cells by monitoring of Limulus Amebocyte Lysate coagulation.
As these species become depleted due to a lack of regulatory oversight, countries such as China that use them to prepare Tachypleus Amebocyte Lysate (TAL) will look to the North American species, Limulus polyphemus, to fulfill their ever increasing needs in order to release non-pyrogenic pharmaceutical products to the market.
Kirkpatrick, "Human endothelial cell-based assay for endotoxin as sensitive as the conventional limulus amebocyte lysate assay," Biomaterials, vol.
There was no detectable endotoxin in the final viral preparations used in the experiments as determined by limulus amebocyte lysate assay (Cambrex, Walkersville, MD).
Endotoxin concentrations in the Pru p 3 samples, determined via chromogenic Limulus amebocyte lysate (LAL) test (Charles River PTS LAL), were less than 0.12 pg/10 fig protein.
Novitsky, "Limulus amebocyte lysate (LAL) detection of endotoxin in human blood," Journal of Endotoxin Research, vol.
The endotoxin concentration in the Ce[O.sub.2] NPs and saline used was quantified, as described by the manufacturer, by chromogenic Limulus Amebocyte Lysate (Pierce, Rockford, IL) test.
The lipopolysaccharide (LPS) content was found to be <0.5pg/mL using the Limulus amebocyte lysate test (COAMATIC Chromo LAL; Chromogenix, Falmouth, MA, USA).
In this report, the pyrogen testing market is categorized into three test segments in vitro pyrogen test, LAL (Limulus amebocyte lysate) test, and rabbit test.