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CHAMBER. A room in a house.
     2. It was formerly hold that no freehold estate could be had in a chamber, but it was afterwards ruled otherwise. When a chamber belongs to one person, and the rest of the house with the land is owned by another the two estates are considered as two separate but adjoining dwelling house's. Co. Litt. 48, b; Bro. Ab. Demand, 20; 4 Mass. 575; 6 N. H. Rep. 555; 9 Pick. R. 297; vide 3 Leon. 210; 3 Watts. R. 243.
     3. By chamber is also understood the place where an assembly is held; and, by the use of a figure, the assembly itself is called a chamber.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Effects of 17[beta]-estradiol ([E.sub.2]) and three hydroxylated polybrominated diphenyl ethers (OH-PBDEs) on SKBR3 cell migration detected by Boyden chamber assay and the inhibitory effects of G15.
To exclude any possible chemotactic or chemokinetic effect of Matrigel on the migration of MSC, the modified Boyden chamber assay was carried out without collagen and fibrin gel, but only with Matrigel on the bottom of the plate.
Even though the Boyden chamber is the method of choice for the investigation of cell motility and directed migration, studies regarding the combinatory approach of fibrin and Matrigel are absent.
To distinguish chemotaxis from chemokinesis in modified Boyden chambers, we compared the effect of the cytokines placed either in the lower well only or in both the upper and the lower compartments of the chamber, in order to disrupt the gradient.