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biochemical

[‚bī·ō′kem·i·kəl]
(biochemistry)
A chemical that produces an effect on living organisms after making contact.
Referring to chemical substances found in or having an effect on living organisms.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Majority of adrenal incidentaloma are benign and biochemically not active.
In the present study, all 8 isolates which had been biochemically identified as P.
Most patients are clinically and biochemically euthyroid.
"The two situations are different biochemically, which is a novel finding.
After 6 months of an intervention text message or a placebo text message, 10.7% of the intervention group showed biochemically verified smoking abstinence, compared with 4.9% of the placebo group.
Stool samples were cultured by direct inoculation and by filtration methods on to selective Campylobacter agar media and isolates were identified biochemically and serologically.
The authors conclude that future oceanwide CYP1A1 expression profiles in cetacean skin biopsies ate warranted and could reveal whetiier globally distributed chemicals occur at biochemically relevant concentrations on a global basis.
Microbes were not consuming much methane, a gas molecule that is biochemically much harder to crack than propane and ethane.
After describing the methodology, he takes in turn ethanol from dry corn and sugar cane, cellulosic ethanol derived biochemically and thermochemically, residual fuel oil by pyrolysis, biodiesel, renewable diesel, and palm oil biodiesel.
Given the high cost of treatment, dynamic testing for growth hormone deficiency should only be performed in patients in whom there is high clinical suspicion, and therapy should be limited to those with biochemically proven growth hormone deficiency.
Study leader Dr William Figg, from the National Institutes of Health, in Bethesda, Maryland, US, said: "Thalidomide is associated with an increase in PSA progression-free survival in men with biochemically recurrent prostate cancer after intermittent ADT.
Both sorbital fermenting and non fermenting colonies were picked (5-10 from each plate) and identified biochemically. Apart from screening for STEC, the stool samples were also inoculated into Selenite F broth (SFB) and alkaline peptone water (APW) enrichment broths.

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