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strength, effectiveness. The ability of a drug to control or cure an illness. Efficacy should be distinguished from activity (see), which is limited to a drugs immediate effects on the microbe triggering the disease.

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Re: Any ideas for vaccine development or anti-viral drugs???

... JN, Ruthel G, Blouch RE, Moulton HM, Weller DD, Iversen PL, Bavari S. Chemical modifications of antisense morpholino oligomers enhance their efficacy against ebolavirus infection. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2009 Feb 17. [Epub ahead of print]. Phosphorodiamidate morpholino oligomers (PMO) ...

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by jonmoulton
Mon Sep 15, 2014 3:04 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Any ideas for vaccine development or anti-viral drugs???
Replies: 2
Views: 479

Fasting and bloodsugar

... head why it would make your blood sugar level rise more slowly unless you fasted so long that your digestive system was significantly reduced in efficacy.

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by Babybel56
Fri Feb 28, 2014 9:34 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Fasting and bloodsugar
Replies: 3
Views: 1953

Re: Medicine

per se it is not "scientific" - tho one could run experiments to determine efficacy.

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by JorgeLobo
Fri Mar 30, 2012 2:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Medicine
Replies: 1
Views: 504

Phosphate bioavailability in soil

... and the environment. You can try any old wive's stuff or internet miracle rumor in your yard that you want - just be aware you're on your own for efficacy safety and enviromental fate. Leave your nettles or be as "green" as you'd like to imagine yourself. But that "green" is ...

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by JorgeLobo
Mon Mar 26, 2012 12:49 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Phosphate bioavailability in soil
Replies: 9
Views: 5372

Any experience with all-in-one extraction kits?

... biopsies from rectal cancers. the goal of my lab is to ectract all possible molecular species (i.e. DNA, RNA, miRNA, and proteins) with maximal efficacy due to the small amount of starting material (we obtain 4-6 cores from large gauge needles per patient). Does anybody have experience with ...

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by zoppolig
Fri Mar 23, 2012 2:38 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Any experience with all-in-one extraction kits?
Replies: 1
Views: 895
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