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aliquot

 [al´ĭ-kwot]
1. a sample that is representative of the whole.
2. a number that will divide another without a remainder; e.g., 2 is an aliquot of 6.

al·i·quot

(al'i-kwot), Avoid the jargonistic use of this word in the loose sense of 'any sample'.
chemistry, immunology a sample with a mass or volume that is a known fraction of that of the whole.
[L. a few, several]

al·i·quot

(al'i-kwot)
A sample the mass or volume of which is a known fraction of that of the whole.
[L. a few, several]

aliquot

1. A sample quantity of a larger amount of a substance.
2. An amount that is an exact divisor of the whole quantity of a substance.

aliquot

any one of equal measured portions of the whole.
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Aliquots of 0.2-0.5 mL were withdrawn from the reacting mixtures at appropriate time intervals and analysed with an HPLC Shimadzu LC Solution (Prominance) system, connected with a series-diode array detector SPD M20A.
Capacitation of treatment groups was induced by incubating the corresponding aliquots with 100 [micro]L of heparin (Sigma Aldrich, MO, USA, H-9399; 50[micro]g/mL of mDM) for 30 minutes at 37[degrees]C in 5% C[O.sub.2] in air.
Small, premature infants are frequently transfused with aliquots of red blood cells to replace blood loss from phlebotomy, to correct anemia associated with prematurity, and to sustain their rapid growth.
An aliquot of VMS is used that has an amount of suppressor necessary to inhibit the deposition to the maximum possible extent, along with a corresponding amount of brightener (leveller intercept solution).
An aliquot of transformer oil from the drum of the Exxon Univolt 60 transformer oil was examined for traces of PCBs as would be evident by capillary gas chromatography with electron capture detection (GC-ECD).
Aliquots were collected at different times from 0 to 96 h and titrated on the Spodoptera frugiperda cell line Sf9 to measure the inactivation kinetics.
Inhibition of drug metabolism was determined using aliquots or infusions from these products in a fluorescence-detection assay.