Medical Definition of Boyden chamber

1. Simple chamber used to test for chemotaxis, especially of leucocytes. Consists of two compartments separated by a millipore filter (3-8 m pore size), chemotactic factor is placed in one compartment and the gradient develops across the thickness of the filter (ca 150 m). Cell movement into the filter is measured after an incubation period less than the time taken for the gradient to decay. See: checkerboard assay. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)



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