Warburg apparatus

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War·burg ap·pa·ra·tus

(vahr'bŭrg),
a device for gauging the oxygen consumption and carbon dioxide production of incubated tissue slices by manometric measurement of changes in gas pressure produced by oxygen absorption in an enclosed flask.
[Otto H. Warburg]

War·burg ap·pa·ra·tus

(vahr'berg ap'ă-rat'ŭs)
An apparatus for measuring the oxygen consumption of incubated tissue slices by manometric measurement of changes in gas pressure produced by oxygen absorption in an enclosed flask.
[Otto H. Warburg]

Warburg apparatus

A capillary manometer used for determining oxygen consumption and carbon dioxide production of small bits of cellular tissue. It is widely used in metabolism studies.

Warburg,

Otto, German biochemist and Nobel laureate, 1883-1970.
Barcroft-Warburg apparatus - Synonym(s): Warburg apparatus
Barcroft-Warburg technique - Synonym(s): Warburg apparatus
Warburg apparatus - for measures the oxygen consumption of incubated tissue slices by manometric measurement of changes in gas pressure produced by oxygen absorption in an enclosed flask. Synonym(s): Barcroft-Warburg apparatus; Barcroft-Warburg technique
Warburg old yellow enzyme - a flavoprotein oxidizing NADPH to NADP+. Synonym(s): NADPH dehydrogenase
Warburg respiratory enzyme - a system of cytochromes and their oxidases that participate in respiratory processes. Synonym(s): Atmungsferment
Warburg theory - that the development of cancer is due to irreversible damage to the respiratory mechanism of cells, leading to the selective multiplication of cells with increased glycolytic metabolism, both aerobic and anaerobic.
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