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serum

(Science: haematology) The clear portion of any body fluid, the clear fluid moistening serous membranes.

2. Blood serum, the clear liquid that separates from blood on clotting.

3. Immune serum, blood serum from an immunised animal used for passive immunisation, an antiserum, antitoxin or antivenin.


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An Investigation of ABO Group Antigen Structure question?

I really do not understand what should it do. Just mixing the the cells with serum won't get you the reaction done. The sugars are added during protein processing inside the cells. So I'd say none.

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by JackBean
Mon Feb 17, 2014 12:40 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: An Investigation of ABO Group Antigen Structure question?
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Blood groups agglutination

By mixing test tube containing Group O cells, UDP-Gal, B-serum with group O serum why would there be agglutination? Can someone please explain the biochemistry behind it?

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by revision
Wed Feb 12, 2014 9:56 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Blood groups agglutination
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An Investigation of ABO Group Antigen Structure question?

Group O red blood cells have been incubated with either UDP-galactose or UDP-N- acetyl galactosamine together with group A, group B or group O serum for six hours at 37oC as follows: Tube 1 Group O cells UDP-NacG O-serum Tube 2 Group O cells UDP-Gal O-serum Tube 3 Group O cells UDP-NacG B-serum ...

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by revision
Fri Feb 07, 2014 8:17 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: An Investigation of ABO Group Antigen Structure question?
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Views: 1391

How long will myocytes survive in plasma+saline?

... embryo heart too. I figure I will just use isotonic NaCl and KCl (from non-iodized food store items) for a wash, and spin down some blood to get serum (maybe add 50% saline). Ideas?

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by nmz787
Tue Oct 15, 2013 9:26 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: How long will myocytes survive in plasma+saline?
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glucose content of fbs

Hi, Does anyone know if how much glucose is in fetal bovine serum FBS? Thanks, John

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by aguy
Sat Mar 09, 2013 5:28 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: glucose content of fbs
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