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incubation

[‚iŋ·kyə′bā·shən]
(chemistry)
Maintenance of chemical mixtures at specified temperatures for varying time periods to study chemical reactions, such as enzyme activity.
(medicine)
The phase of an infectious disease process between infection by the pathogen and appearance of symptoms.
(vertebrate zoology)
The act or process of brooding.
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For routine incubation timings, incubation periods of half an hour following addition of serum and one hour following complement were followed.
Undiluted complement was added followed by ninety minutes of incubation.
Historically, two sessions of 20% topical ALA and blue light PDT have yielded actinic keratosis cure rates of 78%-89%, but only with ALA incubation times of 14-18 hours, said Dr.
Increasing drug penetration may serve to enhance PDT efficacy and shorten incubation time," she said.
On the other hand in the last decade several studies reported that 6 or 8 h of pre-storage incubation (PRESI) of broiler turkey and quail eggs at the standard incubation temperature (37 37.
On that basis the objective of this research work was to investigate whether 6 or 12 h of incubation before very long-term storage (42 d) improves the hatchability of red-legged partridge eggs compared to the hatchability of eggs stored for a standard period of 7 d.
A decreased oxidation rate in incubation 1 and equal oxidation rates in incubations 3 and 5, which gives a decreased incubation 3/incubation 5 ratio, are indicative of an ANT deficiency.
Malonate, added to incubations 6 and 7, prevents FAD[H.
Figure 1 illustrates the HPLC chromatograms from 0 days (Figure 1A), 6 days (Figure 1B), and 20 days (Figure 1C) of incubation and the progressive production of 17[alpha]-OHP, AED, and ADD.
Nitrate concentrations in soil extracts remained at low values throughout the experiment in incubations under saturated and unsaturated conditions with no added nitrate (Fig.
The success of Incubation Station's Track 1 participants, Primizie, Criquet, Thunderbird Energetica, Verb, and Whynatte, is an indicator of the impact the accelerator will continue to have on emerging consumer product companies," said mentor Shari Wynne.
Dell, Whole Foods and Sweet Leaf Tea were spectacular Austin ideas that started in a garage, a little store or a backyard," says Shari Wynne, Incubation Station founder and Managing Director, and co-founder of MWR Legal, a business law firm representing and connecting entrepreneurs, investors and emerging companies.