hormesis


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hormesis

[′hȯr·mə·səs]
(biology)
Providing stimulus by nontoxic amounts of a toxic agent.
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O glyphosate tem sido utilizado em diversos trabalhos investigando o efeito hormetico e as dosesresposta para a aplicacao em eucalipto (VELINI et al., 2008; PEREIRA et al., 2013), contudo, ha carencia de trabalhos na literatura que tenham como objetivo identificar outros compostos capazes de promover hormesis em culturas de interesse, bem como estudos que avaliem as doses capazes de gerar estimulos, e quais caracteristicas seriam beneficiadas com esta aplicacao.
Dose-response curves were generated using Statistica[R] 6.0, adjusting the results to three sigmoid nonlinear regression models: Gompertz, Hormesis and Logistic [36].
Hormesis: A highly generalizable and reproducible phenomenon with important implications for risk assessment.
In addition, in case of hormesis, a U-shaped curve may have to be applied (Calabrese, 2009; Calabrese and Baldwin, 1999).
Also, the observed slight increase in the number of the attached cells at the lower concentrations of NPs (0.1 and 1 [micro]g/ml) could be explained with a possible hormesis effect, which is stimulation of cell viability induced by low doses of potentially toxic agents.
Teniendo en cuenta estas consideraciones, creemos que prevalece la existencia de muchos estudios que avalan la hormesis y los efectos beneficiosos que conlleva en el caso del empleo de las aguas radiactivas.
Additionally, the results of the current study indicated the appearance of a hormesis phenomenon at lower Cd concentrations, which accords with results reported in the literature [39, 40].
Metadichol seems to follow the principles of hormesis, the biological and toxicological concept that low doses are more potent than larger doses [13].
Hormesis, adaptive epigenetic reorganization, and implications for human health and longevity.
Exercise and hormesis: Oxidative stress-related adaptation for successful aging.