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bio-assay

a technique in which the presence of a chemical is quantified by using living organisms, rather than by carrying out chemical analysis. For example, the amount of a toxic substance (such as an insecticide) in a sample could be estimated by comparing mortality in organisms treated with the unknown sample, against an agreed standard figure of mortality in organisms treated with known quantities of the substance.
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Before SAS, BMTI used contract research organizations (CROs) to run simple bio-assay analyses.
Further detailed analyses as well as additional laboratory bio-assay activities are being undertaken by the Company, its scientific advisors and biostatisticians to investigate the variability in the data.
Starzl Transplantation Institute, "The Cylex Immune Cell Function Assay can be considered as an in vivo bio-assay for drug activity and should be used as an adjunct to drug level monitoring post-transplantation along with other clinical indicators.
This first milestone payment of 200,000 shares was triggered by BCY successfully completing the fractionation of a low molecular weight dextran and the bio-assay of these fractions.
It has been estimated that the medicinal herb market includes up to $7 billion in herbs grown outside the country under questionable conditions as well as domestic bulk growing which has not historically used any functional bio-assay technology to assess and ensure optimal levels of biological activity in mechanisms responsible for the products' benefits.
Exscientia will offer its big data resources, including medicinal chemistry and large-scale bio-assays and its AI-driven algorithms to design novel molecules that meet the requirements of the lead and candidate criteria.