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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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The impact of non-endotoxin LAL-reactive materials on Limulu s amebocyte lysate analyses.
gingivalis por la tecnica cromogenica del lisado de amebocitos de Limulus (LAL; Pyrocrome.
Detection of pyrogens adsorbed to intraocular lenses: evaluation of limulus amoebocyte lysate and in vitro pyrogen tests.
The coagulation cascade (also called Limulus Enzyme Cascade) can be triggered by endotoxins, or alternatively by [beta]-glucans, which are short-chain polysaccharides found in the cell walls of yeasts and molds.
The content of LPS in BCPs was determined by limulus amebocyte lysate reagent method (Chang and Sack 2001).
Limulus Amebocyte Lysate (LAL) coagulation activity and rabbit pyrogen assay were exploited to monitor the functionality of purified LPS.
Samples were analyzed using the kinetic limulus assay with resistant-parallel-line estimation method developed by Milton et al.
For the limulus amoebocyte lysate (LAL) assay, endotoxin-free magnesium chloride (MgC[l.
Paleolimulus, an early limuline (Xiphosurida), from Pennsylvanian-Permian Lagerstatten of Kansas and taphonomic comparison with modern Limulus.
Upon the presence and distribution of a chromatophorotropic principle in the central nervous system of Limulus.