The glossary is an alphabetical list of acronyms and terms related to our products.
The defined process whereby individual cells characteristically change to a more specialised function.
The state of the cell in which all chromosomes, except sex chromosomes, are two in number and are structurally identical with those of the species from which the culture was derived. Where there is a Commission Report available, the experimenter should adhere to the convention for reporting the karyotype of the donor. Commission Reports have been published for mouse, human and rat. In defining a diploid culture, one should present a graph depicting the chromosome number distribution leading to the modal number determination along with representative karyotypes.
Dulbecco's Modified Eagle Medium with 4.5g/L Glucose
Division of Microbiological Reagents and Quality Control, HPA Centre for Infections, London, UK (formerly SLSR or Std L)
Dysentery Reference Laboratory (Laboratory of Enteric Pathogens), HPA Centre for Infections, London, UK
Deutsche Sammlung von Mikroorganismen, Braunschweig, Germany
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