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liver extract

n.
A dry brownish powder containing the soluble thermolabile fraction of mammalian livers that is capable of stimulating the production of red blood cells.

liver extract

A dry brown powder obtained from mammalian livers that was once used as a crude source of vitamin B12 and other vitamins.
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liver extract

A former, crude but effective, treatment for PERNICIOUS ANAEMIA, now superseded by the active principle hydroxycobalamin.
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Gerson used crude liver extract (Lilly) to help boost his patients' liver function.
More definitive detection of amanitins has been demonstrated with capillary zone electrophoresis, ELISA assays of urine, and LC-MS/MS/MS of serum and liver extracts.
These liver extracts had been prepared for MCYST analyses, and the method may not have selected for the more polar alkaloid CYN.