microbiological assay


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microbiological assay

[-bī·əloj′ik]
1 the use of microorganisms for measuring the activity of organic compounds.
2 the calculation of the purity of nutritional factors such as vitamins by measuring the growth of certain bacteria.
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Microbiological assay for serum, plasma, and red cell folate using cryopreserved, microtiter plate method.
Sensitive EDTA based microbiological assay for the detection of metallo [beta] lactamase in non fermentative Gram negative bacteria.
We even used the microbiological assays to study chemical kinetics.
Quantitation of Pantothenic Acid in Fortified Foods by Stable Isotope Dilution Analysis and Method Comparison with a Microbiological Assay (Michael Rychlik).
Samples were removed every 3 hr, heat-treated and treated with conjugase before the microbiological assay was performed.
7,521,201 B2 for using bacteriophages in microbiological assay tests and processes.
A microbiological assay has commonly been used to analyze the amount of B12 in samples, but that method takes days and is expensive.

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