hypoosmotic


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hypoosmotic

[hī′pō·ozmot′ik]
pertaining to a solution that has a lower solute concentration than another solution. Compare hyperosmotic, isosmotic.
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2008) reported that lysozyme activity was significantly decreased in sea cucumbers (Apostichopus japonicus) upon exposure to hypoosmotic conditions, indicating an osmotic stress-induced reduction of immune function.
The plasma osmolality in marine fish tends to decrease after exposure to hypoosmotic conditions (Sampaio and Bianchini, 2002).
Marine teleosts are susceptible to water loss because they are hypoosmotic to their environment while freshwater teleosts are hyperosmotic and must protect themselves from water gain.
We (5) and others (6) rather choose overnight hypoosmotic red blood cell lysis as an easier and more cost-effective protocol.
Six tubes were processed immediately by overnight hypoosmotic red blood cell lysis, as described (5, 6): Two volumes of ammonium chloride (9 g/L) were mixed with 10 mL of blood in the first three tubes (5), whereas 1.
Plasma membrane integrity of cryopreserved human sperm: an investigation of the results of the hypoosmotic swelling test, the water test, and eosin-Y staining.