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Definition of the noun lyophilization

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noun - plural: lyophilizations

  1. a method of drying food or blood plasma or pharmaceuticals or tissue without destroying their physical structure; material is frozen and then warmed in a vacuum so that the ice sublimes

Alternative definition of the noun lyophilization


  1. freeze-drying; the removal of moisture from a frozen material using vacuum

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Google previewRussell, Hugo and Ayliffe's Principles and Practice of Disinfection, Preservation and Sterilization (2012)

by Adam Fraise, Jean-Yves Maillard, Syed Sattar

Lyophilization is a process more commonly known as freeze— drying. The word is derived from Greek, and means “made solvent-loving”. Lyophilization is a way of drying something that minimizes damage to its internal structure ...

Google previewAnalyses of Fats, Oils and Derivatives (1993)

by Edward G. Perkins

Lyophilization is a useful procedure to remove water from the tissue and...

Google previewBiopharmaceutical Production Technology (2012)

by Ganapathy Subramanian

Lyophilization is the most commonly used drying technique for therapeutic proteins.

Lyophilization is a slow and expensive process, but is capable of stabilizing many proteins that are unstable in liquid formulations. Other drying techniques ...

Google previewMCAT General Chemistry Review (2010)

by Princeton Review (Firm)

lvantages to lyophilization is that it can be performed at low temperatures. and therefore preserve the activity of heat-sensitive samples. NaCl is a salt that is stable at ...

Google previewMolecular Farming (2009)

by Amita Sarkar

Lyophilization is a means of solvent or water removal resulting in a dry porous matrix, which can be easily reconstituted.

Google previewLiposome Technology (2006)

Liposome Preparation and Related Techniques by Gregory Gregoriadis

Thus, lyophilization is a valuable method for the long-term stabilization of lipoplexes, and a stability of two years was reported for lipid/ DNA complexes as lyophilisates (see Chapter 8). LONG-TERM STABILITY It is known that lipoplexes in ...

Google previewBurton's Microbiology for the Health Sciences (2011)

by Paul G. Engelkirk, Janet L. Duben-Engelkirk, Gwendolyn R. Wilson Burton

Lyophilization is a process that combines dehydration (dry- ing) and freezing. Lyophilized materials are frozen in a vac- uum; the container is then sealed to maintain the inactive Lyophilization is a good method of preserving microorganisms ...

Google previewDownstream Process Technology: A New Horizon In Biotechnology (2012)

by Krishna Prasad (forthcoming), Prasad Nooralabettu Krishna

lyophilization is that the process cause minimum damage to the fragile product, the process efficiently reduces water content of the product, the process perfectly dose product into container, and the process ...

Google previewADVANCES IN GENETICS (1979)

by E. W. Caspari

However, lyophilization is the most widely used method for culture preservation ( Perlman and Kikuchi, 1977). B. Viruses Fermentations can be chronically plagued by viruses. Phages may account for sporadic marginal decreases in yield, ...

Google previewMicrobiology for the Healthcare Professional (2013)

by Karin C. VanMeter, Robert J Hubert, William G. VanMeter

Lyophilization is a technique that combines (1) freezing and (2) drying to preserve microbes, other cells, and materials for many years. It is successfully used by scientists to preserve organisms for later use. For the preservation of microbes the ...


by Perlman, Adrienne

For long-term storage of those organisms that can withstand dehydration, lyophilization is the most economical and reliable method. Oxygen is harmful to some organisms; therefore cultures should be sealed in glass ampules under vacuum.

Google previewProceedings of the 8th International Conference on Foundations of Computer-Aided Process Design (2014)

Lyophilization is the most common method for manufacturing parenterals ( injections) when ...

Google previewQuantitative Chromatographic Analysis (2000)

by Thomas Beesley, Benjamin Buglio

Lyophilization is a somewhat safer technique as it is carried out at much lower temperatures and thus the solutes will have a significantly lower vapor pressure. The solution is frozen and the solid diluent removed under vacuum. This technique ...

Google previewAsthma in the Workplace, Third Edition (2006)

by David I. Bernstein, Moira Chan-Yeung, Jean-Luc Malo, I. Leonard Bernstein

Lyophilization is an appropriate means of stabilizing some extracts, but some allergens are denatured by freeze drying. It is most practical to preserve the reference standard and filter extracts in a 50% glycerinated buffer at -20°C. IMMUNO ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Vitamins and Pharmacochemistry (2006)

by Henry Philippsborn

(Pharmaceutical technology; a freeze-drying (lyophilization) product.) d Lyophilisationsprodukt n; Produkt n der Gefriertrocknung f produit m de la lyophilisation p produto m da liofilização lyophilisate for injection (Prod.) ( Pharmaceutical ...

Google previewThe Fertilizer Encyclopedia (2009)

by Vasant Gowariker, V. N. Krishnamurthy, Sudha Gowariker, Manik Dhanorkar, Kalyani Paranjape

Lyophilization or freeze-drying is a technique of end product recovery and a means of preserving cultures of various micro-organisms. In this technique, water is removed under vacuum while the tissue remains in the frozen state ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Occupational Health and Safety: Industries and occupations (1998)

by Jeanne Mager Stellman

Loose or in cans, cardboard refrigeration, deep-freezing, sterilization Deep- freezing, drying, smoking, sterilization Sterilization, pasteurization, drying, dehydration, lyophilization (freeze drying) Loose in refrigerated containers or in cans Bags ...

Google previewPolymeric Materials Encyclopedia, Twelve Volume Set (1996)

by Joseph C. Salamone

ingly, there was a similar trend between the thermal and/or storage stabilities to lyophilization. These findings can be accommodated ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Food Microbiology (1999)

by Carl A. Batt

Freeze-drying (lyophilization) is the sublimation of ice from frozen material at reduced pressure and requires storage in an inert atmosphere either under vacuum or at atmospheric pressure in an inert gas. Cryopreservation generally implies ...

Google previewBailliere's Nurses' Dictionary (2014)

for Nurses and Healthcare Workers by Barbara F. Weller

lyophilization a method of preserving biological ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Cancer (2011)

by Manfred Schwab

By the time lyophilization was available as a method to preserve viable mycobacteria, several substrains of the original ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering (2013)

by Anthony G. Atkins, Tony Atkins, Marcel Escudier

freeze drying ( lyophilization; vacuum freeze drying) A dehydrating process in which a substance, such as a ...

Google previewDictionary of Nursing (2003)

by Peter Hodgson Collin

n/, lyophilization noun the act of preserving tissue, ...

Google previewDictionary of Entomology, Plant Pathology and Nematology (1998)

by O. P. Singh, S. K. Srivastava

Freeze drying (lyophilization): A process for maintaining the cultures of sporulating forms. Spore suspension is prepared in a suspending medium (like 10% skimmed milk and 5% inositol in distilled water), distributed in small glass ampule, ...

Google previewThe Water Dictionary (2010)

A Comprehensive Reference of Water Terminology by Nancy E. McTigue, James M. Symons

lyophilization An effective method for long-term preservation of bacteria and other microorganisms. It involves ...

Google previewDictionary of Nutrition and Food Technology (2013)

by Arnold E. Bender

Lyophilization. Expertise for freeze-drying, which see. Lysergic Acid. See Ergot. Lysine. An essential amino acid of special importance since it is the limiting amino acid in many cereals. Can be synthesized on the commercial scale, and when ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Chemical Engineering (2014)

by Carl Schaschke

It is also known as *lyophilization or cryodesiccation. A freeze dryer is a device used to remove the moisture ofabody in which a vacuum is maintained. In freezing foods, the vacuum is maintained such that the water is frozen in the product and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Microbiology, Four-Volume Set (2000)

by Martin Alexander, Barry R. Bloom, David A. Hopwood, Roger Hull, Barbara H. Iglewski, Allen I. Laskin, Stephen G. Oliver, Moselio Schaechter, William C. Summers

The proteins in the extract can be concentrated by various means, such as filtration, lyophilization, or precipitation with salts such as ammonium sulfate or organic solvents such as acetone. For heatstabile bacteriocins, separation from most ...

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Lyophilization Meaning and Pronunciation. freeze-drying; the removal of moisture from a frozen material using vacuum. How to pronounce, definition, spelling ...

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