Definition of Littermates
1. Noun. (plural of littermate) ¹
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Definition of Littermates
1. littermate [n] - See also: littermate
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Literary usage of Littermates
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1. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"... (group A) and 12 hypox littermates which had received either "CSF" or 2 X 106 cells 2 weeks postsurgery followed by a 30- day growth period (group B). ..."
2. Transgenic Animals: Bibliography January 1991-February 1994 by Raymond Dobert (1996)
"Muscles isolated from nontransgenic littermates exhibited 2-3-fold increases in glucose transport after incubation in the presence of insulin, ..."
3. Reviews in Environmental Health (1998): Toxicological Defense Mechanics edited by Gary E. R. Hook, George W. Lucier (2000)
"... mice and non-Tg littermates. 42.0 ± 4.7 g (n = 52) 0 Non-Tg, males (n = 53) O Tg, males (n=49) ^ Non-Tg, females (n = 42) A Tg, females (n=56) 50 32.1% ..."
4. Oxygen/Nitrogen Radicals and Cellular Injury edited by Kenneth B. Adler, Robert D. Devlin, Val Vallyathan (2000)
"... compared to nontransgenic littermates upon exposure to greater than 99% oxygen (35). This result contradicts that reported by Wispe and colleagues (38). ..."
5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"Mice of both strains, less than 24 hours old, were grafted sub- cutaneously with the glandular segment of the stomach of littermates of the same sex. ..."
6. Microbial and Phenotypic Definition of Rats and Mice: Proceedings of the by National Research Council Staff, ebrary, Inc, National Research Council, International Committee, Commission on Life Sciences, National Academy of Sciences (1999)
"Differences in phenotype between mutant mice and control littermates or same strain control mice can be attributed to the mutated gene. ..."
7. Mammalian Models for Research on Aging by Bennett J. Cohen, Institute Of Laboratory Animal Resources, National Research Council Staff (1981)
"... protein deposition, but greater rates of lipid and caloric deposition than their lean littermates. Of course, food intake is much greater in fatty rats. ..."
8. Risk Assessment for Neurobehavioral Toxicity edited by Bernard Weiss, Jurg Elsner (1997)
"... treatment 2 days before; naive littermates of the subjects in the two previous tests were used, and activity was recorded by photocells located in the ..."