transfer factor


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transfer factor

[′tranz·fər ‚fak·tər]
(engineering)
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We feel transfer factor by itself is likely not effective for most patients,' Wolf says.
This study seeks to investigate the levels of toxic (zinc, nickel, lead, cadmium, chromium) and major (sodium, potassium, magnesium, calcium) metals in cucumber plant parts (fruit, leaf, shoot, root) and soil; assess the bioconcentration factor (BCF) and transfer factors (TF) in the plant; determine the pollution status of farm soil using pollution indices-concentration factor (CF) and geoaccumulation index (Igeo); classify and determine the source of metals pollution using multivariate analysis; and, also the risk associated with ingestion of cucumber fruit and soil.
Transfer factor has been studied for over 40 years and has been found to be the most powerful immune-enhancing product today.
However, there are two important limitations to Kaplan's hypotheses: (a) oversimplification and overgeneralization of the differences and difficulties of ESL writing, and (b) focusing too much on transfer factors and failing to consider ESL writers' differences and problems from a developmental perspective.
In fact transfer factors in breastmilk make the iron content in it unavailable to bacteria in the gut so it is very easily absorbed into the baby's bloodstream.
This (University of California) report concerns the development of a user-friendly software package for the compilation and prediction of inter-media transfer factors for air toxics (in support of the California Air Resources Board (ARB) multipathway exposure assessment methodology).
Table 3 summarizes the results for the 15 transfer factors that we hypothesized to be significant for this process.