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Iodine

Iodine

(Science: element) An element. Radiation Therapy often uses radioactive forms of iodine in treatment.


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Using oxidizing agents in gram stain

Interesting, logical, and probably possible. However, what is the point? Iodine is very cheap and non-hazardous, so, why would you want to change it?

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by Cat
Sun Sep 22, 2013 3:13 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Using oxidizing agents in gram stain
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Using oxidizing agents in gram stain

Considering the fact that Iodine is an oxidizing agent, what would happen if I replaced iodine with another oxidizing agent during the gram staining process ? So far I know that the purpose of the iodine is to form a complex with the crystal ...

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by ccBiologist
Sun Sep 22, 2013 2:44 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Using oxidizing agents in gram stain
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Help me with my homework.

... starch solution, [url]what happen [/url]note change the color of the starch solution which in the beaker to purole [url](why)[/url],also the iodine solution in bag dont change to purple[url](why)[/url]

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by roro99
Thu Oct 11, 2012 3:57 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Help me with my homework.
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Help please

Thanks again. Is the baby one correct? Think the one below is a better answer for the iodine question To prevent getting  an enlarged thyroid gland, or goitre,  And also to prevent symptoms such as dry skin, hair loss, fatigue and slowed reflexes which is what you ...

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by Olympic
Sat Aug 11, 2012 5:25 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Help please
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Help please

... if these are correct? Why are babies tested for thyroxine levels?  To measure the blood levels of thyroid hormone (T4) and TSH Why take extra iodine in the diet? Adequate levels of iodine ensure the proper functioning of the thyroid gland. Your thyroid regulates your metabolism. 

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by Olympic
Sat Aug 11, 2012 12:05 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Help please
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