hypo-osmotic

hypo-osmotic

/hy·po-os·mot·ic/ (-oz-mot´ik) containing a lower concentration of osmotically active components than a standard solution.

hypo-osmotic

pertaining to hypo-osmolality.
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The membrane integrity of sperm was evaluated by hypo-osmotic swelling test (HOST; Revell and Mrode, 1994; Buckett et al.
Spermatozoa plasma membrane integrity: The hypo-osmotic swelling test (HOST) solution (150 mOsm/L) was prepared by dissolving 7.
Briefly, 10 [micro]L of semen was incubated in 100 [micro]L of hypo-osmotic solution at 37[degrees]C for 30 min.
Similarly, Liu and Foote (1998) noted higher spermatozoa motility in cattle bull semen at 300 mOsm/kg compared to hypo-osmotic tris extender i.
La prueba hipoosmotica, reconocida como HOST por su denominacion en ingles hypo-osmotic swelling test, es una prueba seminal simple y de bajo costo, que permite evaluar la integridad funcional de la membrana plasmatica del espermatozoide (Jeyendran et al, 1984).
Hypo-osmotic lubricants such as FemGlide and Slippery Stuff can reduce mucus production.
A physiological function of LmAQP1 was shown to be in volume regulation in response to hypo-osmotic stress.
The relative membrane reserve of cells was evaluated in tests with hypo-osmotic stress in vitro, according to the procedure published in earlier studies [5].
Hypo-osmotic swelling (HOS) assay was performed as described by Jeyendran et al.
To evaluate plasma membrane integrity, two simple basic test are used: supravital staining (eosin/nigrosin) and hypo-osmotic sweelling test (HOST/HOS) assay [10].
There was also a significant reduction in sperm viability and hypo-osmotic swelling in the Ap-treated and N-9 treated groups in comparison to the control.