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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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.
In the case of lysosomes, the lysosomal enzymes' important role in the inflammatory process has been documented in previous studies in arthritic condition induced by injection of Freund's complete adjuvant (FCA) in rats (Anderson, 1970; Reddy and Dhar, 1988; Geetha and Varalakshmi, 1999).
negundo seeds (EVNS) using Freund's complete adjuvant (CFA) induced arthritis (AA) in rat model.
Primary immunization was done using Freund's complete adjuvant followed by successive immunizations using Freund's incomplete adjuvant.
The first immunization was performed using Freund's complete adjuvant.
1 NaOH) were injected subcutaneously at multiple sites by emulsification with equal volume of Freund's complete adjuvant in three groups of rabbits, i.