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Dose

1. (Science: pharmacology) a quantity to be administered at one time, such as a specified amount of medication.

2. (Science: radiobiology) a general term denoting the quantity of radiation or energy absorbed. For special purposes it must be appropriately qualified. If unqualified, it refers to absorbed dose. Unit of absorbed dose is the rad. The si unit is the gray (1 gy = 1 j kg-1 = 100 R).

Origin: gr. Dosis = a giving a measured portion of medicine taken at any one time.The quantity of an active agent (substance or radiation) taken in or absorbed at any one time.Treat with an agent; add (an agent) to; The ray dosed the paint.Pertaining to the amount of a particular substance within an organism, either naturally or implanted.


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How did endosymbionts coordinate replication?

... question about mtDNA: what is the advantage to/role of having multiple copies of the same circular DNA molecule? Isn't that "too much of a dose" of the same given gene? Any mitochondria expert out here?

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by kk
Fri Jun 06, 2014 12:16 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: How did endosymbionts coordinate replication?
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Does the thylacine still live?

I am searching about thylacine and result is that thylacine dose live now but some couple of pare but I am not seen in my life ..

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by pioneer07
Tue Feb 04, 2014 10:14 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Does the thylacine still live?
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My “Eureka” moment. A cure for cancer.

... specimen) with which the cancer patient is purposefully infected and 1 type of drug, matched to be a known effective treatment capable in high doses of eliminating the selected bio-agent from the body or in small doses to moderate the intensity of the infection. During phase 1 treatment, after ...

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by PeterDow
Fri Oct 25, 2013 12:14 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: My “Eureka” moment. A cure for cancer.
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Antibiotecs Extraction

... details about this process: the tools and techniques used, how is it done in scale (the amount produced from a single fly compared to an actual dose), how long does it take to extract some antibiotic from a fly in the lab, etc... Any reliable sources and/or related articles would be much appreciated.

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by nomozel
Thu Jul 25, 2013 12:57 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Antibiotecs Extraction
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Re: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

Interesting speculation with a big dose of wishful thinking. Sorry to disappoint the deluded but there's absolutely no evidence: A) that blacks are less intelligent than whites and Asians Or B) that blacks have smaller brains than whites or ...

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by Seth90210
Thu May 23, 2013 11:06 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
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