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MCAT Question of the Day | MCAT Course

  • Q:

    Which of the following is most likely to be an effective, but not definitive, innate immune system assay for endotoxins like lipopolysaccharide (LPS) from a bacteria-derived sample?



    Injecting the sample into a rabbit and measuring rapid onset of fever and inflammation


    Feeding the sample to mice and testing for blood in the feces


    Adding the sample to an immortalized cell line of a mouse B lymphoma and measuring antibody output


    Adding the sample to a culture of E. coli and measuring growth inhibition

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