Allen-Doisy test

Allen-Doisy test
(for estrogens) a formerly common test in which the material being tested was injected into spayed laboratory mice and a change from leukocytes to cornified cells in their vaginal secretions was a positive result.

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  • Allen-Doisy-Test —   [ ælən dɔɪzɪ ], quantitative biologische Bestimmung der Östrogene (Geschlechtshormone) an kastrierten weiblichen Mäusen oder Ratten; benannt nach dem amerikanischen Anatomen Edgar Allen (* 1892, ✝ 1943) und dem amerikanischen Biochemiker E.… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Allen-Doisy test unit — Al·len Doi·sy test, unit (alґən doiґse) [Edgar V. Allen, American anatomist, 1892–1943; Edward Adelbert Doisy, American biochemist, 1893–1986] see under test and unit …   Medical dictionary

  • Allen-Doisy unit — in the Allen Doisy test, the least amount of estrogen that causes cornification of vaginal epithelium in a spayed laboratory mouse. Called also mouse u …   Medical dictionary

  • Doisy —   [ dɔɪzɪ], Edward Adelbert, amerikanischer Biochemiker, * Hume (Illinois) 13. 11. 1893, ✝ Saint Louis (Missouri) 23. 10. 1986; ab 1923 Professor in Saint Louis (Missouri). Doisy war maßgeblich an der Erforschung der Geschlechtshormone und des… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • test — 1. To prove; to try a substance; to determine the chemical nature of a substance by means of reagents. 2. A method of examination, as to determine the presence or absence of a definite disease or of some substance in any of the fluids, tissues,… …   Medical dictionary

  • Allen — Willard Myron, U.S. gynecologist, *1904. See Corner A. test, Corner A. unit, A. Masters syndrome. Edgar Van Nuys, U.S. physician, 1900–1961. See A. test. Alfred Henry, U.S. chemist, 1846–1904. See A. test. Edgar, U.S. endocrinologist, 1892–1943.… …   Medical dictionary

  • Doisy — Edward A., U.S. biochemist and Nobel laureate, 1893–1986. See Allen D. test, Allen D. unit …   Medical dictionary

  • Allen , Edgar — (1892–1943) American endocrinologist Allen, the son of a physician, was born in Canon City, Colorado, and educated at Brown University. After war service he worked at Washington University, St. Louis, before being appointed (1923) to the chair of …   Scientists

  • unit — 1. One; a single person or thing. 2. A standard of measure, weight, or any other quality, by multiplications or fractions of which a scale or system is formed. 3. A group of persons or things considered as a whole because of mutual activities or… …   Medical dictionary

  • ОБЪЕМНЫЙ АНАЛИЗ — (волюметрия, анализ титрованием) обнимает те методы количественного хим. анализа, при к рых о количестве вещества судят по объему раствора реактива определенной концентрации, затраченного для производства реакции с анализируемым веществом.… …   Большая медицинская энциклопедия

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