The glossary is an alphabetical list of acronyms and terms related to our products.
Metropolitan Asylums Board, London, UK
Master Cell Bank
Macrophage Colony Stimulating Factor
Eagle's Minimum Essential Medium
Eagle's Minimum Essential Medium with Earle's Balanced Salt Solution
Eagle's Minimum Essential Medium with Hank's Balanced Salt Solution
When a micro-organism (adventitious agent) is introduced to a cell culture. Includes bacteria, yeast, fungi and mycoplasma. Most contaminants will disrupt the growth or growth conditions of a culture.
An antibody secreted by a hybridoma.
Medical Research Council, Hampstead Laboratories, London, UK
Microbiological Research Establishment, subsequently part of the Health Protection Agency (HPA) based at Porton Down, Salisbury, UK (see also CAMR)
Mycoplasma Reference Laboratory, HPA Centre for Infections, London, UK (until 1976), Norwich, UK
Mycobacterial Reference Unit, PHLS Cardiff, UK
Metropolitan Water Board, London, UK
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