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  • n. The osmotic concentration of a solution, normally expressed as osmoles of solute per litre of solution.


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  • When the litigation started, the patent was issued a certificate of correction from the USPTO, where all instances of the word "osmolarity" were replaced with the word "osmolality."

    Infringement Reversed over Improper Certificate of Correction

  • On remand, the infringement inquiry should proceed under the original "osmolarity" versions of the claims.

    Infringement Reversed over Improper Certificate of Correction

  • The final line of the original opinion reads as follows: "On remand, CAPS [the patentee] may pursue its allegations of infringement of the uncorrected 'osmolarity' version of the '515 patent claims."

    Patent Law Blog (Patently-O)

  • As chairman of the WHO Task Force on child health research, he was also part of the team that developed the low osmolarity oral rehydration solution which is now used worldwide in the diarrhoeal control programme.

    India's Biotech Messiah

  • When bacteria are exposed to a high concentration of sugar or anything with a high osmolarity, water is drawn out of the bacterial cells and they become dehydrated and die.

    Archive 2010-04-01

  • At the concentrations involved in the case, osmolarity is measured in milliosmoles per liter mOsmol/L.

    Infringement Reversed over Improper Certificate of Correction

  • They also recommend fluid replacement solutions made from what are called low-osmolarity oral rehydration salts. - Business News

  • As a result, exposure of yeast cells to mating factors induces activation of a single MAP kinase, Fus3, while exposure to a high osmolarity induces activation only of Hog1.

    Scientific Blogging

  • Pbs2 binds to Hog1, Ste11, and Sho1 (the osmolarity-sensitive receptor).

    Scientific Blogging

  • To illustrate one way multiple MAP kinases are segregated, we consider how a change in osmolarity activates Ste11 but does not lead to activation of downstream components in the mating pathway.

    Scientific Blogging


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