Freund's adjuvant


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Freund's adjuvant

 (froindz)
n.
A substance consisting of killed microorganisms, such as mycobacteria, in an oil and water emulsion that is administered to induce and enhance the formation of antibodies.

[After Jules T. Freund (1890-1960), Hungarian-born American immunologist.]
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Arthritis was induced into the rats using Complete Freund's adjuvant (CFA) into the sub-plantar region of the left hind paw, with treatments commencing orally on day 5 after induction by CFA until 28 days.
First group was immunized with alum adjuvant, second with Freund's complete adjuvant (FCA), third with Incomplete Freund's adjuvant (IFA) and fourth with Montanide ISA-50 (Incomplete Seppic) adjuvant.
It consists of a suspension of killed HIV-1 virus particles that have been emulsified with Incomplete Freund's Adjuvant (IFA , a mixture of mannide mono-oleate and a highly purified mineral oil).
Evaluation of several adjuvants as alternatives to the use of Freund's adjuvant in rabbits.
Complete Freund's Adjuvant Induces an Earlier and More Severe Arthritis in MRL-ipr Mice.
Another study evaluated the effects of TQ on polyarthritis index and pain response score in Freund's adjuvant arthritis in rats.
Female Balb/c mice aged 6 to 8 weeks (Pasture Institute, Tehran, Iran) were immunized intraperitoneally with 50 [micro]g of highly-purified PSA emulsified with complete Freund's adjuvant (Sigma-Aldrich, Wisconsin, USA) followed by four booster injections of PSA emulsified with incomplete Freund's adjuvant (Sigma-Aldrich).
Complete Freund's adjuvant (CFA) and Histopaque 1083 were purchased from Sigma Chemical Co.
Each mouse received 20 [micro]g recombinant CS6 protein along with complete Freund's adjuvant (SIGMA) subcutaneously.
Incomplete Freund's Adjuvant (IFA) was used instead of the Freund's complete