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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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and European facilities will now offer nucleic acid extraction and verification services in addition to sample aliquoting and PBMC (Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells) processing.
Near total elimination of aliquoting has also been achieved, as specimen sorting for additional testing has become a backend process after completion of the majority of testing.
Moreover, we knew that a potential automation solution for our laboratory would likely not require centrifugation or aliquoting, although TLA systems being installed in high-volume laboratories in the mid-1990s usually had those features.
We assessed productivity in terms of real-time specimen processing, evaluating potential labor savings and error rates as applied to aliquoting, daughter tube volume, and labeling errors.
Thermo Electron's laboratory automation products offer flexible and cost- effective solutions for automating labor-intensive pre-analytical tasks such as centrifugation, decapping, sorting and aliquoting.
Prior aliquoting would be necessary for long-term storage if additional freeze-thaw cycles diminished the quality of the cell lysates for PCR.
Regardless of the accuracy of a lab's system of aliquoting specimens, when this procedure is done manually, 100% reliability is impossible.
The simulations were limited to the processes of specimen accessioning, order entry, aliquoting and distribution to the core laboratory areas of Chemistry and Hematology.
Serum samples, prepared in advance by adding 5 and 40 [micro]g/L olanzapine to a pooled serum and then aliquoting in Eppendorf tubes and storing at -20[degrees]C, were used as quality-control samples.
Centrifugation and aliquoting of clotted blood specimens
The initial values in the nonacidified samples were already increased compared with the acidified samples because of the time elapsed during pool preparation and aliquoting.
Capabilities for dissolution and aliquoting of solvated compounds