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cell-free

Pertaining to fluids or tissues that contain no cells or in which all the cells have been disintegrated by laboratory treatment.
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The Ion Torrent Oncomine Lung Cell-Free Total Nucleic Acid (cfTNA) Research Assay has been designed to include fusion markers associated with lung cancer, including ALK, RET and ROS1, in addition to DNA, RNA hotspots, copy number variants (CNVs) and MET exon 14 skipping.
Overall, researchers determined that by testing for graft-derived cell-free DNA levels >10 percent, they were able to identify more than 90 percent of liver transplant patients with acute rejection--which is a substantially higher percentage than what conventional liver function tests can identify.
There is a major demand within the research community to amplify cell-free DNA in the blood.
Consequently, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine updated that earlier committee opinion, stressing the limits of cell-free DNA testing for aneuploidy and the importance of conventional prenatal screening methods for most pregnant women.
Plasma is a better source of tumor-derived circulating cell-free DNA than serum for the detection of EGFR alterations in lung tumor patients.
The amount of cell-free hemoglobin was quantified by a spectrophotometric technique on a Beckman Coulter Unicel DxC (Beckman Coulter Inc.
At approximately 3-week intervals, blood was collected and subjected to either a targeted tumor-gene analysis or broad whole-genome analysis searching for the presence of the tumor-cell DNA calling-card signatures from cell-free DNA.
This is what inspired us to skip the cell culture altogether and create these cell-free synthetic grafts," said principal investigator Yadong Wang, a professor in Pitt's Swanson School of Engineering and School of Medicine's Department of Surgery.
A polyphenol-rich apple juice extract (AE02) was shown to inhibit cytosolic PKC activity in a cell-free system.
Both mutations have been detected in circulating cell-free DNA (CFDNA) from asymptomatic HBV carriers.
The study, sponsored by Euromed, makers of SPET-085, evaluated the in vitro potency of SPET-085, an inhibitor of the 5[alfa]-reductase isoenzyme type II, in a cell-free test system.
Breastmilk sampies were collected two to three times weekly for 4-6 weeks and HIV-1 DNA, cell-free RNA and cell-associated RNA levels were all measured.