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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: - appraisal of the biological activity of a substance by testing its effect on an organism and comparing the result with some agreed standard
assay - a quantitative or qualitative test of a substance (especially an ore or a drug) to determine its components; frequently used to test for the presence or concentration of infectious agents or antibodies etc.
immunoassay, immunochemical assay - identification of a substance (especially a protein) by its action as an antigen; "PSA in the blood can be measured with an immunochemical assay"
pregnancy test - a physiological test to determine whether a woman is pregnant
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We have also recently established a new insectarium for bio-assay testing of pest resistance to genetically modified proteins and pesticides.
chilonis adults were released in each bio-assay tube and exposed to the treated filter paper for 3 h and 24 h.
Built on assembly-line mode, one-stop solution, continuous improvement, and stringent IP protection, GenScript provides a comprehensive portfolio of services that include Bio-Reagent, Bio-Assay, Lead Optimization, and Antibody Drug Development which can be effectively integrated into value chain and operations.
Its breakthrough biomonitoring technology is based on state of the art ETV-verified bio-assay methodology - a key element of the Whitewater Group's line of quality monitoring solutions.
According to Elaine Moore, MT (ASCP), "this new bio-assay for TSI from Diagnostic Hybrids offers greater specificity as it only detects the TSI present in a patient's serum, aiding in a more accurate early diagnosis of Graves' disease, and with further studies may be shown useful for evaluating the patient's response to therapy, and predicting remission from disease.
SAS, the leader in business analytics, will provide bio-assay analyses and sophisticated visualization capabilities for BioMimetic Therapeutics, Inc.