The glossary is an alphabetical list of acronyms and terms related to our products.
Hypoxanthine, Aminopterin, Thymidine Selection medium used in production of hybridomas.
Human Chorionic Gonadotropin
High Efficiency Particulate Air
A cell possessing two or more genetically different nuclei in a common cytoplasm, usually derived as a result of cell-to-cell fusion.
The term given to a cell culture when the cells comprising the culture possess nuclei containing chromosome numbers other than the diploid number. This is a term used only to describe a culture and is not used to describe individual cells. Thus, a heteroploid culture would be one that contains aneuploid cells.
Hungarian National Collection of Medical Bacteria, Budapest, Hungary
A cell possessing two or more genetically identical nuclei in a common cytoplasm, derived as a result of cell-to-cell fusion.
The term used to describe the mononucleate cell that results from the fusion of two different cells, leading to the formation of a synkaryon.
The cell which results from the fusion of an antibody producing tumour cell (myeloma) and an antigenically-stimulated normal plasma cell. Such cells are constructed because they produce a single antibody directed against the antigen epitope that stimulated the plasma cell. This antibody is referred to as a monoclonal antibody
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