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ex vivo

 [eks″ ve´vo]
outside the living body; denoting removal of an organ (e.g., the kidney) for reparative surgery, after which it is returned to the original site.

ex vi·vo

(ex vē'vō),
Referring to the use or positioning of a tissue or cell after removal from an organism while the tissue or cells remain viable.
[L. from the living]

ex vivo

/ex vi·vo/ (eks´ ve´vo) outside the living body; denoting removal of an organ (e.g., the kidney) for reparative surgery, after which it is returned to the original site.

ex vivo

(ĕks′ vē′vō)
adv. & adj.
In an artificial environment outside a living organism: cells surviving ex vivo; ex vivo gene therapy.

ex vivo

adjective Latin for occurring outside of the body or living organisms.

ex vi·vo

(ex vē'vō)
That which occurs outside an organism in experimentation, refers to use or positioning of a tissue or cell after removal from an organism while the tissue or cells remain viable.
[L. from the living]

ex vivo

outside a living cell or organism.

ex vivo

outside the living body; denoting removal of an organ (e.g. the kidney) for reparative surgery, after which it is returned to the original site.
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After 60-min HS, hearts were harvested and resuscitated ex vivo by perfusion using the Langendorff apparatus for 60-min [Figure 1].
Given the advantage of observing the progression of a living specimen over a long period of time, in real-time, without damage to the tissue under investigation, in vivo applications are likely to continue growing in importance relative to traditional ex vivo research, extending the boundaries of the technology.
The addition of this ex vivo assay permits the rapid treatment and analysis of hair, confirming its utility in biomarker programs before commencing more costly clinical studies with patients.
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According to CSL, the two technologies have multiple applications in ex vivo stem cell gene therapy.
The elevations in dialysate DA concentrations seen here are strikingly similar to those seen in media DA concentrations after acute ex vivo exposure of adult rat striatal tissue to Aroclor mixtures (Bemis and Seegal 1999; Chishti et al.
announced today that results from a preclinical study of GX15-070 in mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) cell lines and ex vivo patient samples showed that GX15-070 and bortezomib (Velcade) exhibit synergistic activity, due to the ability of GX15-070 to potently antagonize the Bcl-2 family member, Mcl-1.
Calimmune Inc is a biotechnology company that is focused on the development of ex vivo hematopoietic stem cell (HSC) gene therapy with R&D facilities in Pasadena, California and Sydney, Australia.
We propose adrenal slice culture as a simple ex vivo test system with which to examine the adrenocorticolytic activity of xenobiotics in human and wild animal tissue.
from Tulane University (New Orleans, LA) and Tulane's Health Science Center describe the revolutionary advances achieved in identifying the optimal adult stem cell sources for generating tissue substitutes and refining the complex processes required to grow these cells ex vivo and induce them to replicate and differentiate into specific tissue types.
In addition, GSK will co-develop with Fondazione Telethon and Fondazione San Raffaele, six further applications of ex vivo stem cell therapy, using a new gene transfer technology developed by HSR-TIGET scientists, with the potential to treat a range of rare disorders.
The settlements allow Transkaryotic to practice its non-viral ex vivo gene therapy under royalty-free licenses in the event that any broad claims to gene therapy survive the original interference or issue in any of the pending interferences.