Sextuplicate - definition of sextuplicate by The Free Dictionary
sex·tu·pli·cate (sĕk-sto͞o′plĭ-kĭt, -styo͞o′-, -stŭp′lĭ-)
Six times as many or as much.
tr.v. (-kāt′) sex·tu·pli·cat·ed
1. To make six times as great; multiply by six.
2. To make six copies of.
1. One of six similar things.
2. A set of six identical copies.
a group or set of six things, esp identical copies
1. six times as many, much, or often
2. (Mathematics) maths raised to the sixth power
(Mathematics) to multiply or become multiplied by six
[C20: from sextu(ple + du)plicate]
Past participle: sextuplicated
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In each Q-PCR run, positive and negative controls were run in sextuplicate
The whole experiment was repeated three times and each parameter was evaluated in duplicate, whereas the instrumental colour profile measurements were made in sextuplicate
Human skin was used and the analyses were done in fourfold for the purified pellitorine and in sextuplicate
for the Anacyclus pyrethrum extract, using a randomised blocked design.
We calculated repeatability by measuring PLA2 activity in sextuplicate
Each treatment was performed in sextuplicate
and each experiment was repeated three times.
The percentage recoveries (calculated as measured HDL-C/theoretical HDL-C X 100) from sextuplicate
measurements were 98.
Data are reported as means [+ or -] SD of one representative experiment of at least three experiments with quintuplicates or sextuplicates