Definitions

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

  • n. An insoluble carbohydrate from the cell wall of yeast, used especially in the immunoassay of properdin.

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  • n. an insoluble carbohydrate, obtained from the cell walls of yeast, used in the bioassay of blood serum

Etymologies

zymos(is) + -an2.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • The scientists then fed particles called zymosan (killed yeast cells) to macrophages that lacked TLR.

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  • Here we show that zymosan -, immunoglobulin G (IgG) - and complement-mediated particle binding and phagocytosis were impaired in macrophages lacking the cation channel TRPV2.

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  • Lisner kept hearing shots and feared for her life, and she shot him in the chest zymosan

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  • I assume that the push-up training bras will be a big hit with the kids. zymosan: All pedo jokes aside, why are kids going to be wearing lingerie?

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  • WTF is wrong with this man and his family? zymosan: All pedo jokes aside, why are kids going to be wearing lingerie? benlonghair: So don't buy them for your kids.

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  • There wouldnt be a goddamn whale left if it were up to them zymosan: "We can't stop fishing it to extinction, everyone's job depends on it!"

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  • I seriously don't understand this rational, if they don't set limits to keep a healthy global population (which they are trying to do but Japan, et al are opposing) then they will fish it into extinction and they will loose the industry entirely. zymosan: then they will fish it into extinction and they will

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  • I seriously don't understand this rational, if they don't set limits to keep a healthy global population (which they are trying to do but Japan, et al are opposing) then they will fish it into extinction and they will loose the industry entirely. zymosan: "We can't stop fishing it to extinction, everyone's job depends on it!"

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  • I'm hungry now. zymosan: Would it kill people to have some foresight?

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  • Preventive administration in the acute zymosan-induced paw inflammation model in C57Bl/6 mice and therapeutic treatment of collagen type II induced RA in DBA/1 mice both efficiently interfered with disease progression in the absence of metabolic side effects

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