microsampling

microsampling

(mī′krō-sam″pling) [ micro- + sampling]
Performing a laboratory analysis on a very small amount of blood or tissue.
microsample (mī′krō-sam″pĕl)
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Currently, the characterization of artwork binders (egg yolk, glair, gums and oils) requires microsampling combined with powerful but expensive techniques performed by specialized personnel.
The high-spatial resolution of IR microscope made it possible to obtain the structural information from the local region of the stretched samples even with heterogeneous deformation (22-24), and the microsampling area was set to 200 X 200 [micro][m.
Specific topics covered include the Aral Sea disaster, microprobe monazite geochronology, microsampling and isotopic analysis of igneous rocks, the crustal dichotomy on Mars, and the tectonics and climate of the Southern Central Andes.
He serves on the board of Facet Technologies, the leading global provider of microsampling sharps products, including lancing devices used in diabetes for blood glucose monitoring and other point-of-care diagnostics.
Careful in situ microsampling of petrologically defined domains is used to isolate material that attained equilibrium at different times.
Back then, the workhorse of every lab engaged in microsampling for gas chromatography was a 12 x 32 mm glass vial.
Thin sections were prepared for petrography and thick sections for cathodoluminiescence and microsampling.
Bioanalysis' special focus issue (volume 4, issue 11) on Green bioanalysis', guest edited by Dr Olivier Heudi (Novartis), includes a selection of articles covering topics such as alternatives to organic solvents, means of utilizing less reagents/samples, microsampling, reduced run times, cost/energy saving laboratory strategies, streamlined processes and the use of supercritical fluids.
Currently, many plastic products with microstructures are fabricated successfully using micromolding, such as microsampling cells, microheat exchangers, micropumps, wave guides, optical grating elements, medical microcatheters, artificial blood vessels, etc.
ATLANTA, May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Facet Technologies, the leading global provider of microsampling sharps products, including lancets and lancing devices used in diabetes for blood glucose monitoring and in other point-of- care diagnostics, announced today the appointment of four healthcare industry veterans to its board of directors.