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The quality of being poisonous, especially the degree of virulence of a toxic microbe or of a poison.

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by PeterDow
Wed Oct 30, 2013 3:02 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: My “Eureka” moment. A cure for cancer.
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Re: When is it okay to call a scientist a whore?

... before touching "Biology-Online" in any way. Mere gloves, goggles, and fume hood seems insufficient protection from so much toxicity.

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by packetfire
Mon Oct 14, 2013 3:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: When is it okay to call a scientist a whore?
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Re: protozoan

Hint: If you take an antibiotic, does it kill your bodies cells too? A: Nope. Well thats not completely accurate. Antibiotics toxicity is a big deal

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by david23
Tue Sep 11, 2012 9:49 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: protozoan
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Thank you for your reply. To quickly address a couple of points - I'm not saying the positive surface charge of the heavy metals is causing the toxicity (I'm just inquiring into their effects as it's a long chain of reasoning that appears completely disjointed on the surface). I’m also not sure ...

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by JoshuaFlynn
Wed Apr 11, 2012 10:31 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Heavy metals, can anyone answer?
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Views: 5361

"Diseased" Seals along the Alaskan Coast

Not heavy metals per se -Mercury Arsenic CadmiumLead etc. could indeed provoke toxicity but wouldn't necessarily implicte from Fukushima.

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by JorgeLobo
Fri Mar 09, 2012 3:05 am
Forum: Ecology
Topic: "Diseased" Seals along the Alaskan Coast
Replies: 4
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