explant


Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

explant

 
1. (eks-plant´) to take from the body and place in an artificial medium for growth.
2. (eks´plant) tissue taken from the body and grown in an artificial medium.

ex·plant

(eks-plant'),
Living tissue transferred from an organism to an artificial medium for culture.

explant

/ex·plant/
1. (eks-plant´) to take from the body and place in an artificial medium for growth.
2. (eks´plant) tissue taken from the body and grown in an artificial medium.

explant

(ĕk-splănt′)
tr.v. ex·planted, ex·planting, ex·plants
To remove (living tissue) from the natural site of growth and place in a medium for culture.
n. (ĕks′plănt′)
Explanted tissue.

ex′plan·ta′tion n.

explant

Transplantation medicine An organ that requires removal due to rejection, after transplantation. See Transplantation.

ex·plant

(eks-plant')
Living tissue transferred from an organism to an artificial medium for culture.

explant

any actively dividing plant tissue that can be induced to produce CALLUS tissue in tissue culture.

explant

1. to take from the body and place in an artificial medium for growth.
2. tissue taken from the body and grown in an artificial medium.
References in periodicals archive ?
To maintain temporal consistency, the explants were excluded from the quantitative analysis (ie, if biopsy represents "time 0," the explants represent varying time points after diagnosis and were, therefore, excluded).
Arrange 8 to 10 ovules in a semicircle below the raw edge of a style explant on the plate (Figure 2, steps 7-8).
It should be noted that the experiments reported here were performed in normoxia (21 % O2, 5% CO2) conditions employed for studies of human cartilage explant cultures.
Number of sporophyte leaves per explant NAA (mg/L) BAP (mg/L) Week 10 Week 20 0.
We have noted that the effect of 2,4-D was explant independent for V.
Microbial contaminations occurred on days 3-5 and severely contaminated the cultures without the appearance of viability of the explant and cell growth.
The objectives of this study were to investigate the effect of growth regulators and different explant type in callus induction and to increase the yield of cucurbitacin in leaf, stem and root explants of Citrullus colocynthis.
The aim of this study was to determine incubated placental explant AF/AFR mRNA response to hypoxia in C and H ewes at day 75, and in ewes switched from a H to a C intake (H-C) from day 50 until day 75.
On inhibition of the PI3K activity there was absence of phosphorylation of downstream effectors in the limbal epithelial cells from the explant culture over the intact HAM.
Since the number of samples was low, it is difficult to determine whether the immuno-surgery or whole explant culture was better in initial culture of porcine ES-like cells.
Susceptibility to human immunodeficiency virus-1 infection of human foreskin and cervical tissue grown in explant culture.