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Detoxify

Detoxify

to reduce the toxicity of a substance by either making it less harmful or

Treating patients suffering from poisoning in such a way as to reduce the probability and/or severity of harmful effects.


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cell specific markers

... the detoxification of toxic substances. The notion is that ethnic groups with specific polymorphisms in a cytochrome P450 gene may be less able to detoxify a specifically designed biological or chemical weapon and thus be more susceptible to its action. In our view, these genes are probably useless ...

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by MarkHolland
Sat Mar 30, 2013 3:16 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: cell specific markers
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Views: 5954

The Fiber Disease

... of cotton, but make its seed toxic to nonruminants. Suppression of the biosynthetic pathway to these chemicals specifically in seeds may detoxify the seed while maintaining overall plant resistance. Genes in this pathway and others that are active during bacterial blight resistance are ...

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by Nadas Moksha
Sun Nov 05, 2006 4:43 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 5411618

The Fiber Disease

... for genetic manipulations, gene transfer, genetic analyses, chromosomal mobilization, etc. In addition, R. sphaeroides 2.4.1 has been shown to detoxify a number of metal oxides and oxyanions and is the subject of ongoing studies on bioremediation. R. sphaeroides 2.4.1 is also the first free ...

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by J Jill
Sun Oct 08, 2006 4:32 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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Views: 5411618

The Fiber Disease

... species, including Butyrivibrio fibrisolvens, Prevotella ruminicola, and Ruminococcus albus. One strain of B. fibrisolvens has been modified to detoxify a naturally occurring poison that causes major losses of livestock in Australia, Africa, and Central America. The stability of that modified ...

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by London
Thu Jul 06, 2006 6:33 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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Name game

... poly! It is a terrestrial crustation. I just did a report on it and it is one of the few scientific names I know. It lives 2-3 years and it can detoxify metals after ingesting them by de-ionizing them.

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by February Beetle
Wed Feb 08, 2006 7:12 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Name game
Replies: 176
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