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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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We subsequently removed the supernatant and aliquoted 100 [micro]L DMSO into each well to solubilize any resulting formazan crystals.
Using the particle separation and resuspension techniques described above, we developed a 7-step DMF indirect ELISA for RV IgG, in which samples or reagents are aliquoted to the particles for 4 parallel assays (see online Supplemental Fig.
Cells were aliquoted in 96 well plates (3 x [10.sup.4] cells per well) and activated with indicated concentrations of DNP-conjugated ovalbumin (DNP-Ova) for 30 min.
After centrifugation, 0.3 mL of plasma was aliquoted from each sample and frozen at -20[degrees]C overnight (~22 hours), and the remaining plasma was stored on cells and analyzed after 1, 3, and 5 hours of storage at room temperature.
A stock solution of clavulanic acid (2000 [micro]g/ml) was prepared, aliquoted into small vials and stored at -20[degrees]C.
Antibodies can be directly aliquoted into single 12- x 75-mm sample tubes in 96-tube racks.
According to the company, using the liquid handler, the sample can be aliquoted and then analyzed with results saved directly in the database, providing efficient operation with advanced security.
For this study, serum specimens from all patients were aliquoted and stored at -70[degrees]C.
These S-9 (supernatant 9000Xg) preparations were then aliquoted into five test tubes that contained a prepared reaction mixture that served as a Metabolic Activation System (MAS).