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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 previewAnalyses of Fats, Oils and Derivatives (1993)

by Edward G. Perkins

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

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 previewMCAT 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 ...

Google previewTherapeutic 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 ;...

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 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 previewPhysicochemical 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 ...

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 previewEncyclopedia 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 ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia 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 ...

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 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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia 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 ...

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 ...

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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.

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