wet assay

wet assay

[′wet ′as‚ā]
(mining engineering)
The determination of the quantity of a desired constituent in ores, metallurgical residues, and alloys by the use of the processes of solution, flotation, or other liquid means.
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Here we describe a quantitative, dry-reagent hCG assay that uses the novel chelate as label in combination with direct time-resolved fluorescence measurement from a wet assay well surface.
She was involved in the analyses of geological samples for metals employing classical wet assay techniques and atomic absorption spectrophotometry.