biological fluid

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biological fluid

A generic term for any bio-organic fluid produced by an organism.

Examples
Serum, plasma, urine, blood, saliva, interstitial fluid, cytosol, etc.
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These findings will be discussed in a presentation entitled, "Use of ctDNA and CTCs in the Biomarker Identification and Monitoring of Patients with Cancer," at the SELECTBIO meeting on Biofluid Biopsies & High-Value Diagnostics 2015 on November 16[sup.
Fast and automated characterization of major constituents in rat biofluid after oral administration of Abelmoschus manihot extract using ultra-performance liquid chromatography/quadrupole time-of-flight mass spectrometry and MetaboLynx.
articlekey=38690) biofluid sample on this health tracker.
The field that first embraced NGS-based diagnostics was oncology, where there is a need to characterize a complex range of mutations from biopsies, biofluid samples, and genetic diseases, and sequencing of large genomic regions is necessary.
The biofluid optics research in the DBME is based on a novel concept of the multicomponent dialysis monitoring, using optical techniques.
Therefore, this biofluid can reveal the pathophysiological states of a broad spectrum of tissues and organs.
Looking only at continuous flows within the human body, he considers such aspects as physical and chemical properties of fluids, bioheat transfer, biomass transfer, biofluid dynamics of body systems, the kinetics of drug delivery, and instrumentation and the measurement of human body fluids.
In view of this the biofluid flow in a living body can possess the non-Newtonian behaviour in general.
However, as modern medicine hones new techniques--primarily brain imaging and biomarker testing--to identify people who do not yet have clinical symptoms but are at risk for Alzheimer's, the focus in clinical trials is shifting from people with dementia to people with no symptoms but who do have imaging and biofluid signs of pathology
The institute intends to fund grants to researchers who are developing biofluid drug screens based on pharmacological activity of these designer drugs.
Exosome RNA biofluid diagnostic tests have potentially significant implications for disease identification, treatment and monitoring.