hypo-osmotic

hypo-osmotic

/hy·po-os·mot·ic/ (-oz-mot´ik) containing a lower concentration of osmotically active components than a standard solution.

hypo-osmotic

pertaining to hypo-osmolality.
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The relative membrane reserve of cells was evaluated in tests with hypo-osmotic stress in vitro, according to the procedure published in earlier studies [5].
Fish were progressively transferred/adapted from the coastal area through a series of hypo-osmotic environments (SW [right arrow] 50% SW [right arrow] FW).
The expression and concentration of leptin in relationship to appetite-suppressing hormones (ERs) and VTG mRNA were compared following the transfer of migrating adult female chum salmon from SW to an artificially hypo-osmotic environment (SW [right arrow] 50% SW [right arrow] FW).
There was also a significant reduction in sperm viability and hypo-osmotic swelling in the Ap-treated and N-9 treated groups in comparison to the control.
When subjected to hypo-osmotic test morphological changes were reduced in treated groups indicating the impairment of the functional integrity of plasma membrane.
cruzi, the etiologic agent of Chagas disease, and Peter Rohloff showed that this protein is translocated to the contractile vacuole upon hypo-osmotic stress.
Hypo-osmotic swelling test (HOST): Sperm membrane integrity was assessed using the hypo-osmotic swelling test according to the methods described by Correa and Zavos (1994).
The hypo-osmotic swelling test (HOS-test) was used to evaluate the functional integrity of the sperm membrane, and was performed by incubating 20 [micro]l of semen with 200 [micro] l of a 100 mOsm hypo-osmotic solution (9.
The hypo-osmotic swelling test (HOS-test) was used to evaluate the functional integrity of the sperm membrane, and was performed by incubating 20 of semen with 200 [micro]l of a 100 mOsm hypo-osmotic solution (9 g fructose+4.
Hypo-osmotic swelling test (HOST) : The hypo-osmotic swelling test was performed according to the methods described by Correa and Zavos (1994).