bioavailability


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bioavailability

[‚bī·ō·ə‚vāl·ə′bil·əd·ē]
(physiology)
The extent and rate at which a substance, such as a drug, is absorbed into a living system or is made available at the site of physiological activity.
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In a recent study, entitled "Greater bioavailability of chelated compared with inorganic zinc in broiler chicks in the presence or absence of elevated calcium and phosphorus," Novus International, Inc.
Fully digestible coatings could be utilized in high-performance delivery systems that encapsulate and protect bioactive lipids, including omega-3 fatty acids, carotenoids and phytosterols, during storage, without adversely affecting their bioavailability.
Theracurmin Super indicates twice higher bioavailability than Theracurmin under the double-blind cross-over human clinical trial.
Results of the bioavailability study are anticipated by June 2014.
The study, 'Oral bioavailability of curcumin from micronized powder and liquid rnicelles is significantly increased in healthy humans and differs between sexes', provides strong data demonstrating enhanced systemic uptake and sustained circulation of NovaSOLO curcumin micelles in comparison to both native curcumin and curcumin micronisate.
Senior author Michael Holick, added, "Since the ability to absorb vitamin D in CD patients is unpredictable, the only way to determine absorption efficiency is to perform a vitamin D bioavailability test.
Enteric-coated tablets protect the active ingredient against degradation by gastric acid, and crushing these tablets will reduce the bioavailability of the drug.
of Lausanne) have designed this volume for students and researchers in the fields of pharmacology, medicinal chemistry and toxicology, with articles that include real-life data on drug bioavailability from leading pharmaceutical companies such as Pfizer, AstraZeneca and Roche.
Low bioavailability means that higher doses are needed to get the required effect.
Bioavailability of L-T4 was reduced by 40% regardless of whether subjects took the drug shortly before or immediately after the meal.
The first agreement establishes a strategic alliance between the two companies and specifically involves the development and marketing of spray drying and formulation technologies to enhance the bioavailability of pharmaceutical active ingredients.