Nitroblue Tetrazolium

Known as: Nitrotetrazolium Blue, Tetrazolium Nitroblue, Nitro-BT 
Colorless to yellow dye that is reducible to blue or black formazan crystals by certain cells; formerly used to distinguish between nonbacterial and… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Conventionally, a semi-quantitative microscopic nitroblue tetrazolium (NBT) assay is used to determine the production of… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
Activation of the respiratory burst of granulocytes and macrophages by invading microorganisms is a key first line cellular… (More)
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1993
Highly Cited
1993
A method for the detection of ascorbate peroxidase activity in native electrophoretic gels is described. The assay is based on… (More)
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1990
Highly Cited
1990
The mechanisms by which bone resorbing osteoclasts form and are activated by hormones are poorly understood. We show here that… (More)
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1988
Highly Cited
1988
This assay for superoxide dismutase (SOD, EC 1.15.1.1) activity involves inhibition of nitroblue tetrazolium reduction, with… (More)
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1984
Highly Cited
1984
A simple and rapid method for the assay of superoxide dismutase in biological samples is described. Present method takes… (More)
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1980
Highly Cited
1980
The HL-60 cell line, derived from a patient with acute promyelocytic leukemia, proliferates continuously in suspension culture… (More)
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1978
Highly Cited
1978
Accompanying the autoxidation of hydroxylamine at pH 10.2, nitroblue tetrazolium was reduced and nitrite was produced in the… (More)
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1976
Highly Cited
1976
Normal human polymorphonuclear leukocytes (PMN) placed in anaerobic chambers reaching pO2's of less than 5 mm Hg fail to generate… (More)
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1976
Highly Cited
1976
Muscle samples were obtained from the gastrocnemius of 17 female and 23 male track athletes, 10 untrained women, and 11 untrained… (More)
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