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Lethal dose

Lethal dose

(Science: pharmacology) The amount, or dosage, of a toxin necessary to cause death.

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Hypothetical experiment

... two years concentration of the detrimental chemical in b) is double the lethal dose for this E.coli strain at the beginning of the experiment. For the chemical in c), concentration ...

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by Cat
Tue Dec 06, 2011 8:54 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Hypothetical experiment
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... are classified according to their acute toxicity, graduated with the Lethal Dose 50% tests on animals. This represents not only a useless sacrifice of animals, but it's ...

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by noratmedicineforme
Mon Mar 15, 2010 3:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: PETA
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Re: Important unknown nanotech within humans

... to Basson’s program included lectures on converting ordinary items into lethal biological weapons. He provided samples of virulent, designer strains ... with McDonnell Douglas. —Circumstance of Death: Died from a huge dose of poisonous arsenic. (Note: McDonnell Douglas did not exist in 2004. ...

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by vincio
Mon Feb 16, 2009 2:36 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Important unknown nanotech within humans
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What is the most poisonous snake in da world?

... an LD50 of 0.025 mg/kg, it is 20 times as venomous as a common cobra. Lethal dose calculations are made on mice, so they have a marine bias. The bias is emphasised in this ...

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by harrypotter101
Tue Oct 02, 2007 8:49 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: What is the most poisonous snake in da world?
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The Fiber Disease

... system: the production of hydrogen peroxide. Hydrogen peroxide is lethal to germs, but it's not harmful to healthy human tissues when they're ... the treatment once the infection is gone. Long-term use of very large doses of silver can cause a bluish discoloration of the skin called argyria. ...

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by al
Tue Jan 09, 2007 5:31 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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