biological half-life


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biological half-life

[¦bī·ə¦läj·ə·kəl ′haf ‚līf]
(physiology)
The time required by the body to eliminate half of the amount of an administered substance through normal channels of elimination.
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Effective half-life due to attend a normal change in biological half-life there, cannot be accurately predicted for all individuals.
In the 3 seropositive 6-month-old infants, the biological half-life of EV71 neutralizing antibodies was calculated as 39 and 42 days by using cross-sectional and longitudinal analyses, respectively.
This technology is designed to improve the stability, biological half-life and immunologic characteristics of therapeutic proteins naturally.
NO* has a short biological half-life and is rapidly converted into its stable metabolites, nitrite and nitrate (1,2).