doubling time


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doubling time

[′dəb·liŋ ‚tīm]
(nucleonics)
The time required for a breeding reactor to double its fuel inventory.
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In Viet Nam, the doubling time increased over the period that the epidemic was being controled (Figure 3).
We have strong data telling us that people with rapid doubling times who fail early and have higher Gleason scores are likely to die from this disease.
Of these patients, 35% have undergone treatment for their cancer based on a rapid PSA doubling time (19%), grade progression (7%), or patient choice (9%), and 65% remain on active surveillance, he said.
Shorter doubling times are important as the slow growth rate of embryonic stem cells--most have a doubling time of 32 hours or more--is often a limiting factor in experiments using these cells.
Vaccination was associated with a significant increase in PSA doubling time and clearance of circulating tumor cells.
High Dose Patient Group Shows Statistically Significant Increase in PSA Doubling Time
Using these defined conditions, hESCs could be propagated for at least 120 days in culture while maintaining normal morphology, doubling time, and expression of a panel of markers characteristic of hESCs.
doubling time in men with androgen dependent prostate cancer.
A major feature in the software is the bio-processing tracking option, which allows for complete tracking of a bio-process (fermentation) over time, reporting such parameters as doubling time and growth rates.
An increase in PSA doubling time suggests a delay in disease progression, consequently delaying the need for hormone deprivation therapies.