Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Something that has been homogenized.

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  • n. Any material obtained by homogenization
  • n. The slurry of tissues and cells which results when cell structure has been mechanically disrupted.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. material that has been homogenized (especially tissue that has been ground and mixed)

Etymologies

homogen(ize) + -ate2.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • On the basis of biochemical studies, Cohen was in fact able to show that equivalent growth stimulation effects were obtained by 15,000 µg of a sarcoma 180 homogenate and 6 µg of the moccasin snake venom.

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  • Once homogenised, the sample can be pulled down to the tip of the V between thumb and forefinger, the homogenate can then be extracted using either a pasteur pipette, or by cutting the bag to a sufficient height to enable use of a standard pipette.

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  • Surprisingly, according to the new research, wires coated with uninfected brain homogenate could also initiate prion disease in cell culture, which was transmissible to mice.

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  • All three branches have become a homogenate of one branch that only looks out for it's self preservation.

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  • The homogenate was cleared at 1,000×g for 10 min at 4°.

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  • The homogenate was then transferred to a Dounce homogenizer and further homogenized with 30 strokes of the pestle, and then subjected to centrifugation at 1,500

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  • The supernatant was then incubated at 70°C for 10 min to remove impurity, the homogenate was centrifuged at 12,000×g for 10 min at 4°C again.

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  • We assessed the presence and characteristics of protease-resistant prion protein (PrP res) in brain and 23 other organs and tissues using immunoblots performed directly on total homogenate or following sodium phosphotungstate precipitation to increase PrP res detectability.

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  • In addition to being PK-sensitive, C1 could be easily distinguished from the unglycosylated form of PrP Immunoblot analysis of total homogenate from brain, pituitary gland and uterus are shown.

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  • Immunoblot analyses of the PK-digested total homogenate (TH) from all cerebral cortices examined displayed the characteristic electrophoretic mobility and glycoform ratios of the PrP

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