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thiophil, thiophilic (thī′ō-fĭl) (thī″ō-fĭl′ĭk) [Gr. theion, sulfur, + philein, to love]
Thriving in the presence of sulfur or its compounds, which is true of some bacteria.
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Isolation and purification of immunoglobulins from chicken eggs using thiophilic
adsorption -- a new method for protein fractionation.
Goat polyclonal anti-CRP antibodies were isolated by thiophilic
affinity chromatography on a broad spectrum immunoglobulin-binding matrix (T-Gel; Bioaffinity Systems).