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as a biology term:

1. The act or process of emptying, removal of a fluid, as the blood.

2. Exhausted state which results from excessive loss of blood.

Origin: L. Deplere = to empty

general definition of depletion:

To deplete*

*(deplete: to remove, take away from, create an absence of, etc.)

Example: the PGFOSC will deplete you.

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Oxygen consumption

... cells/hour. Cell cultures for tissue engineering have relatively large cell densities (10^6 cells/mL) which results in total oxygen depletion in 0.4-4 hours." Could anyone explain to me how they calculated the time required for cells to consume all the oxygen?

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by Mila
Fri Oct 11, 2013 12:19 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Oxygen consumption
Replies: 2
Views: 1226

Re: Herbivores without predators

... by data. Most well documented extinctios had more to do with ecological detrimental factors (either deterministic or stochastic) than with genetic depletion. In fact some widespread species have been shown to overcome bottlenecks in the past. In turn, very small, isolated island populations seem ...

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by marquitosgm
Fri Mar 30, 2012 8:05 am
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Herbivores without predators
Replies: 19
Views: 19207

Is DNA living or non-living thing?? get the answer here

... of mass-formats to energy, to the energy that keeps fueling the expansion of the universe. This expansion will be overcome by gravity upon depletion of the universe’s massfuel, and will be followed by empansion for accelerating reverting of energy to mass all the way back to singularity. ...

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by Dov Henis
Thu Nov 24, 2011 3:27 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Is DNA living or non-living thing?? get the answer here
Replies: 26
Views: 74244

Re: Mangrove Swamps

Another reason for the depletion of these ecosystems is shrimp farming, although it's more human caused than anything. In regards to the survival of the mangroves. Water and nutrient input from the mainland is also important for the ...

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by marknitro
Wed Nov 02, 2011 8:31 pm
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Mangrove Swamps
Replies: 7
Views: 13268

What drug that suppresses of memory B cells?

Any chance you could use monoclonal antibodies to neutralize the target cells? E.g. some column depletion system if you are working in vitro? For in vivo experiments (in animals) you might have some luck with antibody-based drugs that are normally used to treat B cell malignancies. ...

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by biohazard
Tue Mar 09, 2010 7:47 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: What drug that suppresses of memory B cells?
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