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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of filtrate.


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  • He prepared cell-free filtrates from a malignant connective tissue tumour - a sarcoma - that appeared spontaneously in a hen and inoculated it on healthy chickens.

    Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1966 - Presentation Speech

  • A high volume of blood flows through it and it filtrates large amounts of toxins which can concentrate in the kidney tubules.


  • Next time, muddle basil and blueberries, add gin of course, next time, I wouldn't even be using gin, then strain it of all those nasty filtrates like you're a damn DNA chemist.

    Archive 2006-06-01

  • Stimulated by this successful experiment, Rous continued his work and showed that even other hen tumours, originating from such tissues as bone, cartilage or blood vessels, could be transmitted by cell-free filtrates.

    Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1966 - Presentation Speech

  • During the years 1888-1890 E. Roux and A. Yersin, working at the Pasteur Institute in Paris, had shown that filtrates of diphtheria cultures which contained no bacilli, contained a substance which they called a toxin, that produced, when injected into animals, all the symptoms of diphtheria.

    Emil von Behring - Biography

  • The united filtrates are allowed to evaporate spontaneously, and the residue warmed gently on the water bath with 5 c.c. of ammonium sulphide solution, and 10 c.c. of alcohol until the nitro-glycerine is decomposed, after which about 250 c.c. of water and sufficient hydrochloric acid to render the liquid strongly acid, are added, and the liquid filtered.

    Nitro-Explosives: A Practical Treatise

  • Porcelain filter candles are examined with reference to their power of holding back _all_ the micro-organisms suspended in the fluids which are filtered through them, and permitting only the passage of germ-free filtrates.

    The Elements of Bacteriological Technique A Laboratory Guide for Medical, Dental, and Technical Students. Second Edition Rewritten and Enlarged.

  • How sensitive this reaction is, the following comparative analyses illustrate: to each litre of tan liquor containing 4 gm. tanning matter prepared from (_a_) quebracho extract and (_b_) Neradol D, 10 c.c. of a 10 per cent. iron alum solution were added, the solutions heated to 100° C., cooled and filtered, and the colour of the filtrates and the weight of the precipitates determined: --

    Synthetic Tannins

  • The filtrates from the above solutions were allowed to act upon pelt, and the following observations were made: --

    Synthetic Tannins

  • When iron and manganese are present, the filtrates are treated with bromine.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 455, September 20, 1884


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