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re·a·gent

 (rē-ā′jənt)
n.
A substance used in a chemical reaction to detect, measure, examine, or produce other substances.
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reagent

(riːˈeɪdʒənt)
n
(Chemistry) a substance for use in a chemical reaction, esp for use in chemical synthesis and analysis
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re•a•gent

(riˈeɪ dʒənt)

n. Chem.
a substance that, because of the reactions it causes, is used in analysis and synthesis.
[1790–1800; re (act) + agent]
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re·a·gent

(rē-ā′jənt)
Any substance involved in a chemical reaction, especially one used to detect, measure, or produce another substance. Compare agent.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.reagent - a chemical agent for use in chemical reactions
chemical agent - an agent that produces chemical reactions
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Translations
reactiu
reagenssi
reaktif

reagent

[riːˈeɪdʒənt] N (Chem) → reactivo m
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reagent

[riˈeɪdʒənt] nréactif m
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reagent

n (Chem) → Reagens nt
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reagent

[riːˈeɪdʒnt] n chemical reagentreagente m chimico
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re·a·gent

n. reactivo, agente que produce una reacción.
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reagent

n reactivo
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The standard PSA test requires multiple steps, each with a different chemical reagent, Majumdar says.
In a slightly acidic solution, a double-stranded DNA fragment attracted two shorter, 12-nucleotide fragments, which assembled into a third 24-nucleotide strand upon the addition of a chemical reagent, the scientists report.
labs annually use some 35 tons of mercury as a chemical reagent and catalyst, EPA estimates that only 0.4 ton of this escapes into the air.
SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 7, 2013 -- BioLegend has been granted ISO 9001:2008 certification for manufacturing and distribution of antibodies, proteins, and chemical reagents for research use, and ISO 13485:2003 certification for manufacture and distribution of antibodies, proteins, and chemical reagents for use in the medical device industry.
The latter requires extensive training, expensive glassware, and ongoing costs for chemical reagents and disposal fees.
The "Global Laboratory Chemical Reagents Industry" report analyzes the worldwide markets for Laboratory Chemical Reagents by the following Product Segments: Molecular Biology (Monoclonal & Polyclonal Antibodies, Gene Expression, Vectors, Cloning, & Sequencing, Gene Synthesis, Extraction Kits, PCR Reagents, Enzymes, & Others), Biochemistry (IVD), Cytokine & Chemokine Testing, Cell/ Tissue Culture, Carbohydrate Analysis, Immunohistochemistry, and Environmental Testing (Pesticide Residues, & Others).

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