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ASSAY. A chemical examination of metals, by which the quantity of valuable or precious metal contained in any mineral or metallic mixture is ascertained. 2. By the acts of Congress of March 3, 1823, 3 Story's L. U. S. 1924; of June 25, 1834, 4 Shars. cont. Story's L. U. S. 2373; and of June 28, 1834, Id. 2377, it is made the duty of the secretary of the treasury to cause assays to be made at the mint of the United States, of certain coins made current by the said acts, and to make report of the result thereof to congress.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Most biological assays are performed on immobilized fluorophores.
Many medical associations issue reports or position statements on controversial procedures, drugs, biological assays and medical devices.
It provides partnering organisations with secure, real-time access to chemical registration, biological assay results, computational and visual analytics, safety assessment and pharmacokinetics data, and other project information in the cloud.
Once a scientist submits a molecule to the website and it meets certain specified requirements, Lilly tests it in a series of biological assay panels that evaluate it for its uniqueness and potential to be further optimized into a drug candidate.
Nimble has also developed a range of biological assays that aid in the empirical optimization of molecules with more favorable drug-like properties.
Her technical and diverse scientific background is in the areas of endocrinology, biology, molecular biology, microbiology, pharmacology, virology, immunology, biochemistry, chemistry, bio-informatics, biological assays, medical devices, renewable biofuels and refinery practice.
In this study, the maintenance of GFLV in vineyards and their occurrence areas were determined in Adana and Mersin provinces by serological and biological assays. Out of total 384 grapevine samples, 63 plants (16.4%) were found to be infected with GFLV by double-antibody sandwich enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (DAS-ELISA).
The company focuses on the development of microfluidic systems for automated preparation and performance of biological assays. Its products include Firefly Dx and M-BAND.
Further research using biological assays is needed to characterize the virulence of strains identified by ISR as being potentially new strains of concern to either human or animal health.
At the AACC meeting in Chicago last summer, we showcased the "Evalution," a rapid and multiplexed analysis platform that supports a broad range of biological assays. The system was developed for MyCartis in Europe.
staining, and detection within a single, integrated system and is perfectly suitable for chemical or biological assays.
There are chemical assays to measure the amount of chemical, and biological assays to measure the amount of biological response.
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