Boyden chamber


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Boyden chamber

A chamber used to measure chemotaxis, especially of leukocytes.

Boyden chamber

(boyd′ĕn)
A chamber used to measure chemotaxis. Cells are placed on one side of a membrane and chemotactic material on the other. The number of cells migrating to the filter quantitates the chemotactic effect.

Boyden chamber

an instrument for assessing the in vitro chemotactic activity of neutrophils.