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Limit

1. The maximum amount of price change a futures contract is allowed to undergo on a given trading day. Limits are mandated by the exchanges on which futures contracts trade, and exist in order to reduce volatility in the market. It is also called a trading limit.

2. The maximum number of transactions in commodities that an individual may make on an exchange on a given trading day. Limits are mandated either by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission or by the exchanges on which commodity contracts trade. It is also called a trading limit.

3. See: Limit order.
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The improvement in the limit of detection that can be obtained with the microcalorimeter-EDS for the detection of Ba-like elements in [BaTiO.
In this study, 12 of 12 patients had plasma HCV RNA levels below the limit of detection (10 IU/mL) at 28 days.
In many cases the response is very near the lower limit of detection of the instrument, making quantitation difficult.
Each assay also showed different numbers of samples (a) between the limit of detection and 99th percentile limits [Abbott n = 33 (1%), OCD n = 319 (11%), Beckman n = 1994 (67%)] and (b) greater than the 99th percentile [Abbott n = 29 (1%), Beckman n = 19 (1%), OCD n = 36 (1%)].
We have since acquired technology that allowed us to measure AM with a similar limit of detection while including confirmation ions.
34 log10 copies/ml was observed; 100% of the patients achieved HIV-1 viral loads below the limit of detection and a greater than 1.
Genisphere has successfully out-licensed several reagent kits to the research market, and provides customized products to improve the limit of detection of high-sensitivity lateral flow point-of-care tests, enabling their commercialization.
The sensitivity and the specificity of this method are 100%, compared to the FAMA test, with the lowest limit of detection 50 mIU/mL versus 250 mIU/mL anti-VZV IgG for IFA and FAMA, respectively (Sauerbrei etal.
The limit of detection is estimated as the concentration corresponding to the response at zero dose plus 3 times the pooled standard deviation.
The results show removal of blood-borne TSE (transmissible spongiform encephalopathy) infectivity from whole blood to below the limit of detection of the bioassay.
The need to limit the amount of autologous DNA in PCR analyses is likely to be an important determinant of the lower limit of detection for minor nonautologous cell populations.