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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.

aliquot

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.
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At 90 minutes after incubation, there was no significant difference in the percentage of the WGA-reactive sperms between the aliquoted samples; however, a non-significant increase was observed between the percentages of the WGA-reactive sperms in the two treated samples and control samples (figure 2 and table 2).
The reaction buffer was then aliquoted into 6 labeled sample tubes at 2900 [micro]l per tube and 100 [micro]l of S-9 sample were added to each.
Residual oyster meat was used for ELISA and receptor binding analysis, whereby the oyster meat was defrosted and aliquoted into two portions: One portion was extracted with acetone and the other used as homogenate.
22-[micro]m pore size), aliquoted, and stored frozen at [less than or equal to] -80[degrees]C until they were shipped in the frozen state to 427 laboratories for analysis.
Serum samples were aliquoted and frozen at -20degC for analysis later on.
Each tube is assigned a route from the automation system's software and is centrifuged, decapped, aliquoted, recapped, or sorted, depending on the tests requested.
For this study, serum specimens from all patients were aliquoted and stored at -70[degrees]C.
Large and small volumes of solutions can be accurately aliquoted into sub-nanoliter droplets that are converted to polymer beads.
1% BSA in PBS and concentrations of 100 ng/mL and 25 ng/mL were aliquoted into siliconized tubes and stored at -80[degrees] C.
Samples were aliquoted for sample-stability studies at refrigerated (4[degrees]C), ambient (22[degrees]C), and frozen (-20[degrees]C) temperatures, as well as for freeze/ thaw experiments.
It also helps prevent quality degradation of the sample by sending tubes into storage within minutes of being aliquoted.