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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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Limit of Quantitation - Six spiked sample solutions prepared where approximate signal to noise of compounds of interest is 10.
Limit of quantitation is the lowest concentration or smallest amount of analyte that can be measured at a specified accuracy.
Furthermore, limits of detection determined with the zero calibrator are generally far below the lowest concentration that can be reliably quantified in human serum [functional sensitivity (13,14) or limit of quantitation (LOQ) (15)].
Use of BioFX TMBX in a quantitative assay (i) can increase the assay's upper limit of quantitation and (ii) maintain the detection limits and analytical sensitivity achieved with other SurModics TMB substrates.
Compared with participants in homes with levels below the limit of quantitation, those in households with quantified levels of S[O.