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a measure of capacity of 1000 cubic centimeters or 1 cubic decimeter; equivalent to 1.056688 quarts (U.S., liquid).

Origin: fr., fr. G. Litra, a pound

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Re: respiration of human body

The average adult at rest inhales and exhales something like 7 or 8 liters (about one-fourth of a cubic foot) of air per minute. That totals something like 11,000 liters of air (388 cubic feet) in a day.

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by Kerenaae
Thu Jan 08, 2015 1:36 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: respiration of human body
Replies: 2
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respiration of human body

... so about 5-percent of the volume of air is consumed in each breath and converted to carbon dioxide. Therefore, a human being uses about 550 liters of pure oxygen (19 cubic feet) per day. The average person takes about 28,800 breaths a day How much oxygen does one breath contain that is used ...

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by angel92
Wed Nov 12, 2014 2:52 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: respiration of human body
Replies: 2
Views: 1024

Re: What is a Bioreactor?

... derived from such organisms. This process can either be aerobic or anaerobic. These directors are commonly cylindrical, ranging in size from liters to cubic meters, and are often made of stainless steel.

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by way2jordan
Mon Aug 13, 2012 12:09 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: What is a Bioreactor?
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Chelex 100

... the best extraction results are as follows: 1)spin down a sample to a pellet in a 1.5ml microcentrifuge tube. 2)Decant supernatant 3)Add 100 micro liters of 5% chelex 100 (shake first to get the solution to mix, and pipette quickly into your sample before the chelex settles to the bottom.) 4)boil ...

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by workforfood
Thu Nov 03, 2011 5:17 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Chelex 100
Replies: 6
Views: 13295

ATCC strains for commercial purposes

Hi Phillip, I must say that this is beyond my field of expertise. As I said before I am not used to have to think in more than a few liters at a time, which make things like rate of diffusion less of a problem. OK tell me if I get things right: - you need multiple tanks of media and it appears ...

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by canalon
Wed Aug 10, 2011 4:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: ATCC strains for commercial purposes
Replies: 12
Views: 10768
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