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Tyrode's solution

Pronunciation: /ˈtīrōdz səˌlo͞oSH(ə)n/
(also Tyrode's)

noun

Biology & Medicine
A type of physiological saline solution.
Example sentences
  • Cultured mast cells and basophils (1-5 × 10 5-6 cells/ml in Tyrode's solution) were stimulated with 5 to 20 g/ml of rSPE B / SCP, SPE A, SPE C or 1 g/ml of lipopolysaccharide.
  • Cells were perfused at room temperature in a modified Tyrode's solution consisting of 150 mM NaCl, 5 mM KCl, 2 mM CaCl 2, 1 mM MgCl 2, 10 mM Hepes, 30 mM glucose.
  • Hearts were perfused for 5-7 min with nominally Ca free Tyrode's solution, then perfusion proceeded with added collagenase and albumin.

Origin

1920s: named after Maurice V. Tyrode (1878–1930), American pharmacologist.

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Syllabification: Ty·rode's so·lu·tion

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