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extract

1. a preparation containing the active principle or concentrated essence of a material
2. Pharmacol a solution of plant or animal tissue containing the active principle

Extract

 

a concentrated medicinal substance obtained from raw materials that contain certain active ingredients, such as glycosides, alkaloids, and vitamins; a type of galenical. Depending on the extracting agent used, extracts may be categorized as, for example, aqueous, alcoholic, or ethereal. Depending on the degree of thickening after evaporation, they may be classified as liquid, semiliquid (no more than 25 percent moisture), or dry (up to 5 percent moisture).

extract

[′ek‚strakt (noun) or ik′strakt (verb)]
(chemistry)
Material separated from liquid or solid mixture by a solvent.
(computer science)
To form a new computer word by extracting and putting together selected segments of given words.
To remove from a computer register or memory all items that meet a specified condition.
(metallurgy)
To separate a metal or a mineral from an ore by various chemical or mechanical methods.
(pharmacology)
A pharmaceutical preparation obtained by dissolving the active constituents of a drug with a suitable menstruum, evaporating the solvent, and adjusting to prescribed standards.
A preparation, usually in a concentrated form, obtained by treating plant or animal tissue with a solvent to remove desired odiferous, flavorful, or nutritive components of the tissue.

extract

To decompress. To restore the original files from a compressed archive (ZIP file, RAR file, etc.). See archive, data compression and archive formats.
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carotovora was reduced by the Ethyl acetate extract, butanol, methanol and aqueous extracted samples of leaves of V.
If all you want is the alkaloid caffeine, for example, it can be extracted from coffee, tea, yerba mate, guarana, or even synthesized.
Simply take a piece of latex and weigh it, shake it for 20-30 minutes in extraction solution supplied with each kit, and within 20-30 minutes most of the soluble protein is efficiently extracted into the extraction solution.
Among the other extracts, more polar extract (methanolic) was found to be more active than other extracts, so it may be concluded that bioactive antimicrobial compounds from these plants are polar in nature and high amount was extracted with methanol like polyphenols.
For the acetone extraction, we extracted shellfish homogenate (100 g) 2 times using acetone (400 mL).
Entire blood spots were separated from blood collection cards and extracted overnight in 2 mL methanol for use either in the receptor binding assay for brevetoxin or for analysis by LC-MS/MS.
[USPRwire, Fri Apr 05 2019] Pygeum Bark Extract Market Introduction: Pygeum bark extract is extracted from Pygeum africanum an African cherry tree, which is an evergreen tree found at higher altitudes across Africa.
Seaweed extracts is the collection of essential mixtures which is extracted from different types of algae such as red algae, brown algae and green algae.