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Synonyms for adjuvant

an additive that enhances the effectiveness of medical treatment

Related Words

furnishing added support

enhancing the action of a medical treatment

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Because fish vaccines are made up of inactivated pathogens, adjuvant testing has become central to modern aquaculture and, as a consequence, the immuno-adjuvanticity effects of different classes of adjuvants have been evaluated in several fish species.
As regard to product types, particulate adjuvants will likely grab the majority share of the total market by 2016, which is largely owing to the growing investments in research.
However, molecular signatures related to immune-stimulatory activities of these adjuvants have not been analyzed comparatively.
Surfactants are the most widely used and probably the most important of all adjuvants. The primary purpose of a surfactant is to reduce the surface tension of the spray solution to allow more intimate contact between the spray droplet and the plant surface.
The use of an adjuvant in combination with herbicide enhances the herbicide retention and leaf surface penetration through cuticle thereby, keeping the herbicide contact with plant tissues rather than edging up and rolling off and thus increases the phytotoxicity of herbicide (Zadorozhny, 2004).
Adjuvants added to herbicide spray mixtures enhance spray droplet retention on leaf surface and penetration of active ingredient through the cuticle (Young and Hart, 1998).
An in-depth analysis of the global Adjuvants Market was done to create this detailed report.
Adjuvants are compounds added to vaccines to induce stronger and longer-lasting immune responses.
The APEJ market was estimated to dominate the global surfactant cleansers and adjuvants market in terms of revenue in the year 2017, and this trend is projected to sustain itself throughout the forecast period.
Amyris announced IDRI's receipt of a $4.4M, five-year grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to discover sustainable alternatives to shark squalene to use as vaccine adjuvants. Funding is provided by a special bioengineering research grant aimed at bringing engineering expertise to focus on a biomedical problem and ultimately develop a new solution.
Freund's adjuvants are emulsion adjuvants that are the most commonly used the oil-in-water emulsion for immunization studies (12, 13).
The effectiveness of subunit vaccines relies on immunostimulatory adjuvants to induce potent and long-lasting antigen-specific immune responses.
The patent describes methods of preparing an immunologically active adjuvant-bound, thermostable, freeze-dried vaccine composition that utilises conventional adjuvants comprised of aluminium salts, in addition to claims covering the adjuvant-bound composition itself.