Definition of Lyophilization
What does Lyophilization mean?
- 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
- freeze-drying; the removal of moisture from a frozen material using vacuum
Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for Lyophilization
Click on a title to look inside that book (if available):
Analyses of Fats, Oils and Derivatives (1993)
by Edward G. Perkins
Lyophilization is a useful procedure to remove water from the tissue and...
Russell, 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 ...
MCAT General Chemistry Review (2010)
by Princeton Review
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 ...
Therapeutic Monoclonal Antibodies (2011)
From Bench to Clinic by Zhiqiang An
Lyophilization is a process that primarily consists of three steps: a freezing step that involves lowering the temperature significantly below the freezing point of the solution, a primary drying step that removes ice through the process of ...
Biopharmaceutical 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 ...
Molecular 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.
Liposome 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 ...
Burton'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 ...
Physicochemical and Biological Properties of Polyethylenimine Based Delivery Systems for Oligonucleotides and Ribozymes (2004)
by Carola Brus
In conclusion, the results of this study demonstrate that lyophilization is a very potent technique to produce stable PEI formulations with ODN and ribozymes. Sizes of ODN and ribozyme complexes were only marginally altered ...
The 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 ...
Encyclopedia of Chemical Processing (Print) (2005)
by Sunggyu Lee
Lyophilization is a common packaging technique for long-term storage. Lyophilization utilizes the principle of sublimation to dry a product in a manner that facilitates rehydration.'1' Medical and clinical trials are required before a product can be ...
Encyclopaedia of Occupational Health and Safety: Chemical, 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 ...
Polymeric 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 ...
Encyclopedia 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 ...
Encyclopedia of Toxicology (2005)
by Philip Wexler, Bruce Anderson
TMEV are rapidly destroyed at temperatures over 50°C and lose some infectivity upon lyophilization. Purified virions can be stored for long periods of time at −70° C without loss of infectivity, but slowly lose infectivity on storage at −20°C. As ...
Encyclopedia of Cancer (2011)
by Manfred Schwab
By the time lyophilization was available as a method to preserve viable mycobacteria, several substrains of the original ...
Online dictionaries and encyclopedias with entries for Lyophilization
Click on a label to prioritize search results according to that topic:
Scrabble value of L1Y4O1P3H4I1L1I1Z10A1T1I1O1N1
The value of this 14-letter word is 31 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
Share this page
Go to the thesaurus of Lyophilization to find many related words and phrases!