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Biological Assay MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Biological Assay
Tree Number(s)
E05.091
Unique ID
D001681
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001681
Annotation
assays using living-matter intermediate; check text: not all "bioassays" are MeSH term BIOLOGICAL ASSAY
Scope Note
A method of measuring the effects of a biologically active substance using an intermediate in vivo or in vitro tissue or cell model under controlled conditions. It includes virulence studies in animal fetuses in utero, mouse convulsion bioassay of insulin, quantitation of tumor-initiator systems in mouse skin, calculation of potentiating effects of a hormonal factor in an isolated strip of contracting stomach muscle, etc.
Entry Version
BIOL ASSAY
Entry Term(s)
Assay, Biological
Assays, Biological
Bioassay
Biologic Assay
Biologic Assays
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1992/03/25
Biological Assay Preferred
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