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limulus

(lĭm′yə-ləs)
n. pl. limu·li (-lī, -lē)
See horseshoe crab.

Limulus

the horseshoe or king crab - an aquatic arachnid that has maintained a similar body form since the TRIASSIC PERIOD.
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Based on data from New Hampshire Limulus spawning surveys, which are conducted each year, including during this study (Cheng et al., 2016), the mating season for 2016 started on May 9, when temperatures reached 11.2 [degrees]C; it peaked around May 21-26; and it ended around June 10.
Ambiguities in applying traditional Limulus amebocyte lysate tests to quantify endotoxin in nanoparticle formulations.
A Pasteurella multocida gatF mutant (AL2116) was also used that was unable to assemble the external core of LPS beyond Glc IV; GatF is the galactosyltransferase which adds Gal I to the 4th position of the Glc IV [38]; in these experiments no bacteria were seen to adhere to the respiratory nasal epithelium; moreover, LPS staining with Limulus polyphemus colloidal gold-labeled lectin was very poor or was completely absent, and no ultrastructural changes in the respiratory epithelium were observed after challenge with the mutant strain (kindly donated by Dr.
Illumina CASAVA pipeline was used to demultiplex and filter Limulus genomic reads (reads with Q < 10 were removed).
Structural prerequisites for endotoxic activity in the Limulus test as compared to cytokine production in mononuclear cells.
Detection of ocular infections: Clinical Application of the Limulus Amoebocyte Lysate Test.
Their blue blood contains cells called Limulus amebocyte lysate (LAL) that, when used properly, can detect bacteria.
But Caster soon realized that they were made by limuloids whose closest modern relatives are the horseshoe crabs, including Limulus polyphemus.
Experto en Limulus polyphemus, vivificador del arte prehispanico, mitografo cultivado, cronista de la vida nocturna, fisgon profesional, geologo, entomologo y cartografo de aguas imaginarias.
The company, EndoSafe was set up to market technology based on limulus amebocyte lysate (LAL), a key ingredient in the horseshoe crab's blood, which reacts in the presence of gram-negative bacteria.
La prueba LAL (Lisado de amebocitos de Limulus) es una prueba sensible y especifica para la identificacion de endotoxinas.