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limulus

(lĭm′yə-ləs)
n. pl. limu·li (-lī, -lē)
See horseshoe crab.

Limulus

the horseshoe or king crab - an aquatic arachnid that has maintained a similar body form since the TRIASSIC PERIOD.
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The application of the limulus assay among 46 studies for which details of the type of gram-negative bacteria were available was further studied using meta-analytic techniques.
University, focuses on the male horseshoe crab, Limulus polyphemus, as it searches for a female.
The T2Endotoxin assay is a novel method to screen injectable drugs and medical devices for the presence of endotoxins that are produced by gram negative bacteria or fungi, combining the standard Limulus Amoebocyte Lysate (LAL) reagent with Company's T2MR technology.
Pyrosate has been developed as an easy-to-use Limulus Amebocyte Lysate (LAL) gel-clot test that enables rapid testing and does not require special laboratory supplies.
Contract awarded for Diagnostic radiopharmaceutical Limulus Amebocyte Lysate Reagent Sensitivity 0.
Before using the GA in experiments, the GA was checked for endotoxin presence by Limulus amebocyte lysate test (E-Toxate Kit; Sigma) following the manufacturer's guidelines.
Free LPS content in supernatant was determined by the Limulus Amebocyte Lysate (LAL) assay (Xiamen Houshiji, Ltd.
CPPs measured the endotoxin content of ENM stock suspensions, as well as dispersions in PBS and tissue culture media, using the colorimetric Limulus amebocyte lysate assay (Lonza Inc.
SDS-induced phenoloxidase activity of hemocyanins from Limulus polyphemus, Eurypebna californicum, and Cancer magister.
In about 1978 she was converted to a clam dredger for the surf clam, Spisula solidissima, and ocean quohog, Artica islandica, fishery in the mid Atlantic, and also fished as a trawler for horseshoe crabs, Limulus polyphemus.
3] Nonstandard abbreviations: BD, Becton Dickinson; TNF-[alpha], tumor necrosis factor [alpha]; LPS, lipopolysaccharide; RBC, red blood cells; PBMC, peripheral blood mononuclear cells; MAPK, mitogen-activated protein kinase; IL, interleukin; MAP, multiple analyte panel; CCL, chemokine ligand; MCP, monocyte chemotactic protein; PTX3, pentraxin 3; bDNA, branched DNA; LAL, limulus amoebocyte lysate.