horse serum


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horse serum

Etymology: AS, hors + L, serum, whey
immune serum prepared from the blood of a horse that has developed immunity to toxins. Because many people are sensitive to horse serum, a skin test for sensitivity is recommended before passive immunization with horse antibodies. Tetanus immune globulin prepared from human immune serum is preferred.
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According to assay results, 51 (55%) horse serum samples were Ehrlichia spp.
They were then re-suspended in Dulbecco' modified Eagle' medium (DMEM), with 10% (v/v) heat-inactivated horse serum (HS), 10% fetal calf serum (FCS) and gentamicin (40 [micro]g/mL).
Donor horse blood and donor horse serum available from TCS Biosciences Ltd.
FOLLOWING the death of a veterinary surgeon last week in Brisbane, Australia, from Hendra virus, a large number of horse serum samples from Queensland may be tested for the disease.
I don't accept the lame excuse about horse serum -- if rattlesnakes are common in Griffith Park, why were immediate response measures not in place for such an eventuality?
So doctors decided to use the horse serum, which works by suppressing the patient's immune system to help the damaged bone marrow recover.
1998), PC12 cells (1721-CRL; American Type Culture Collection, Rockville, MD) were grown in RPMI-1640 medium (Invitrogen, Carlsbad, CA) supplemented with 10% inactivated horse serum (Sigma Chemical Co.
The scientists used water and 5% horse serum as carriers for spore inoculum applied to the surface of stainless steel.
Endothelial cells were isolated by using BS-1 lectin-coated magnetic beads, and cultured in a selective medium containing DMEM, endothelial cell growth supplement, D-valine, heparin, and plasma-derived horse serum.
1 mM 2-mercaptoethanol, 10% horse serum and a mixture containing [sup.
Because her mother and father were out of the city, a neighbour took her to hospital where a doctor performed a routine test for sensitivity to the horse serum used in tetanus antitoxin.
a Madison biotechnology company, uses egg antibodies instead of horse serum to make antivenom for snake bites.