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Variant of amoebocyte.


(əˈmi bəˌsaɪt)

a cell that has properties resembling those of an ameba.
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Cooper JF, Weary ME, Jordan FT (1997) The impact of nonendotoxin LAL reactive materials on Limulus amebocyte lysate analyses.
The level of LPS was measured by a chromogenic end-point Tachypleus amebocyte lysate assay kit (Chinese Horseshoe Crab Reagent Manufactory, Xiamen, China).
Pyrosate has been developed as an easy-to-use Limulus Amebocyte Lysate (LAL) gel-clot test that enables rapid testing and does not require special laboratory supplies.
Contract awarded for Diagnostic radiopharmaceutical Limulus Amebocyte Lysate Reagent Sensitivity 0.
Particles were washed twice in 70% ethanol for 24 hours to eliminate a contamination with endotoxins and tested with a quantitative Limulus Amebocyte Lysate (LAL) Assay (Charles River, Kent, United Kingdom) having set the detection level of < 0.
Gram-negative bacterial endotoxin was undetectable by limulus amebocyte lysate (Cape Cod), which can detect concentrations as low as 30 U/L.
The concentrations of endotoxins were determined at the Kuopio Regional Institute for Occupational Health by the kinetic Bio Whittaker-QCL method, which uses the Limulus amebocyte lysate enzyme.
Thanks to the LAL kit (Limulus Amebocyte Lysate), also referred to as the Pyrosate Kit, produced by Associates of Cape Cod Inc.
Dust mite and cat Cat and house dust mite antigen allergens (Fel d1 & Der p1)--agitating samples in phosphate buffered saline at 4[degrees]C overnight Bacteria MB2 Microbiological Aerosol Samplers Fungi MB2 Microbiological Aerosol Samplers Endotoxins Pyrochrome Limulus Amebocyte Lysate assay Lee et al.
The blood of horseshoe crabs contains Limulus Amebocyte Lysate (LAL), a substance used to detect the presence of endotoxin contamination in injectable and implantable drugs and devices (Novitsky, 1984).