hemolytic unit

he·mol·y·sin u·nit

, hemolytic unit
the smallest quantity (highest dilution) of inactivated immune serum (hemolysin) that will sensitize the standard suspension of erythrocytes so that the standard complement will cause complete hemolysis.
Synonym(s): amboceptor unit

he·mol·y·sin u·nit,

hemolytic unit (hē-mol'i-sin yū'nit, hē'mō-lit'ik)
The smallest quantity (highest dilution) of inactivated immune serum (hemolysin) that will sensitize the standard suspension of erythrocytes so that the standard complement will cause complete hemolysis.
Synonym(s): haemolysin unit, haemolytic unit.

hemolytic unit

The amount of inactivated immune serum that causes complete hemolysis of 1 ml of a 5% emulsion of washed red blood cells in the presence of complement.

he·mol·y·sin u·nit

, hemolytic unit (hē-mol'i-sin yū'nit, hē'mō-lit'ik)
Smallest quantity (highest dilution) of inactivated immune serum (hemolysin) that will sensitize the standard suspension of erythrocytes so that the standard complement will cause complete hemolysis.
Synonym(s): haemolysin unit, haemolytic unit.
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650 Purification stages Total hemolytic Recovery activity (HU) of HU (%) Extraction 360,400 Ion-exchange chromatography on Q-Sepharose 310,600 87 Ion-exchange chromatography on 288,400 80 SP-Sepharose Hydrophobic interaction chromatography on 279,600 76 Phenyl-Sepharose Gel filtration on Superdex 75 218,400 61 HU: hemolytic unit.
The three hemolytic units had a mean (SD) HBDH concentration of 2585 (1797) U/L (1496-4660 U/L) with no significant difference after heating to 35[degrees]C [2160 (1107) U/L; 1270-3400 U/L].