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Active principle

Active principle

a constituent of a drug, usually an alkaloid or glycoside, upon the presence of which the characteristic therapeutic action of the substance largely depends.

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... that a lot of evidence has been found of the concept being proved in principle a decade and more ago. I'm happier to be proved right than I am ... the other way around. For example, after chemotherapy which kills the active rim of a tumour then the rim dies and peels away like the skin of ...

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by PeterDow
Wed Oct 30, 2013 3:02 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: My “Eureka” moment. A cure for cancer.
Replies: 9
Views: 19589

Is complexity inevitable?

... this forum. I used to be at the Richard Dawkins forum when it was still active and I've missed the interesting discussions. Investigating the relationship ... claiming that God influences the world via Heisenberg's uncertainty principle, but I'm perfectly happy if someone accepts evolution, even ...

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by cakrit
Mon Jul 22, 2013 3:21 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Is complexity inevitable?
Replies: 16
Views: 17851

EC50 depending on cell number?

... to cell layers growing over each other or senescence etc. Just from the principle. Say I have compound X that I use in a 96-well format and in each ... I cannot really explain why it is wrong. For example: - When I have an active compound at e.g. 10 uM this will be the needed concentration I will ...

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by qforthemass
Tue Aug 14, 2012 9:40 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: EC50 depending on cell number?
Replies: 1
Views: 3472

Molecular gene (genome) concept scientifically untenable

... chemistry.” [3]. It has been known since about 1913 that the individual active units of heredity - the genes - are strung together in one-dimensional ... be specific to the structure. But in reality, the genome defies this principle in a variety of ways. a) Changes in the phenotype during ontogenetic ...

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by PAWahid
Wed May 02, 2012 4:54 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Molecular gene (genome) concept scientifically untenable
Replies: 12
Views: 38980

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... vision of evolutionary engineering that postulates a more regular principle-based process of change than the gradual random walk of 19th and ... has amply confirmed McClintock�s discovery that living organisms actively reorganize their genomes (5). It has also supported her view that ...

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by scottie
Mon May 23, 2011 8:28 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 563
Views: 1128652
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