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assay

1. 
a. an analysis, esp a determination of the amount of metal in an ore or the amounts of impurities in a precious metal
b. (as modifier): an assay office
2. a substance undergoing an analysis
3. a written report on the results of an analysis
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assay

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(analytical chemistry)
Qualitative or quantitative determination of the components of a material, as an ore or a drug.
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ZIKV assay approved by FDA for blood screening on the Procleix Panther System.
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SGS has entered into a collaboration with DiscoverX, a life science company that supplies cell-based assays and services, under which the companies will work together to provide simple and qualified assays for functional comparability for use in quality control (QC), lot release, and stability testing of biosimilars and biobetters, offering products as well as services.
Multiple reaction monitoring assays are mainly performed in the research institutes and diagnostic centers to quantify the biomarkers in the biological samples or to monitor the progress of a disease and treatment.
LONDON, U.K., November 12, 2015 - The global cell-based assays market is expected to reach $18 million by 2020 from $11 million in 2015, growing at a CAGR of 11 percent between 2015 and 2020, according to a report.
LONDON, U.K., November 12, 2015--The global cell-based assays market is expected to reach $18 million by 2020 from $11 million in 2015, growing at a CAGR of 11 percent between 2015 and 2020, according to a report.
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