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aliquot

 [al´ĭ-kwot]
1. a sample that is representative of the whole.
2. a number that will divide another without a remainder; e.g., 2 is an aliquot of 6.

al·i·quot

(al'i-kwot), Avoid the jargonistic use of this word in the loose sense of 'any sample'.
chemistry, immunology a sample with a mass or volume that is a known fraction of that of the whole.
[L. a few, several]

al·i·quot

(al'i-kwot)
A sample the mass or volume of which is a known fraction of that of the whole.
[L. a few, several]

aliquot

1. A sample quantity of a larger amount of a substance.
2. An amount that is an exact divisor of the whole quantity of a substance.

aliquot

any one of equal measured portions of the whole.

aliquot

1. a sample that is representative of the whole.
2. a number that will divide another without a remainder; e.g. 2 is an aliquot of 6.
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Semen was randomly aliquoted into 3 centrifuge tube and was treated with taurine (25-100 mM).
Homogenates were centrifuged at 10,000 x g for 10 min, and the supernatants were aliquoted and stored at -80[degrees]C.
We subsequently removed the supernatant and aliquoted 100 [micro]L DMSO into each well to solubilize any resulting formazan crystals.
Residual oyster meat was used for ELISA and receptor binding analysis, whereby the oyster meat was defrosted and aliquoted into two portions: One portion was extracted with acetone and the other used as homogenate.
The aliquoted daughter tubes are moved to chemistry or immunoassay lanes.
All heparinized blood samples were centrifuged 400g for 10 min, after which the plasma was aliquoted and stored at -80 [degrees]C until analysis.
We then aliquoted 8 [micro]L of the master mixinto 12 individual tubes, mixed the contents of each tube with 2 [micro]L sample DNA, and loaded the reaction mixture onto a digital array.
When purchasing for tests that require special controls and are performed infrequently, select controls that can be aliquoted and frozen to maintain stability.
The current discipline-based organization of the clinical laboratory operation at the University of Nebraska Medical Center allows specimens to be properly identified and accessioned in specimen receiving and, where necessary, centrifuged and aliquoted for distribution to the individual laboratory sections.
CSF samples were collected in 12-mL polypropylene tubes, centrifuged within 2 h at 2100g for 10 min at 4 [degrees]C, aliquoted into 0.
Here, all patient specimens are received, centrifuged, and aliquoted before being distributed to the appropriate department.