negative potential


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negative potential

[′neg·əd·iv pə′ten·chəl]
(electricity)
An electrostatic potential which is lower than that of the ground, or of some conductor or point in space that is arbitrarily assigned to have zero potential.
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The nucleophilic site with positive potential is indicated by blue color, while negative potential site favored for electrophilic attack is indicated by red.
While batching is a sensible economic decision in order to increase the profitability of a lab, there is a negative potential clinical impact on the turnaround time provided to a clinician who awaits their patient's diagnosis.
After Selecta Biosciences (SELB) released "disappointing" data from its potential competitive program to Horizon Pharma's (HZNP) Krystexxa, Cowen analyst Ken Cacciatore said the news "virtually eliminates [SEL-212] as a threat" and far outweighs the modestly negative potential 340(B) timing change.
Dmitry Peskov, the Kremlin's spokesman, dismissed Trump's tweet, however:"Just to speak out with some warnings, without taking into account the very dangerous, negative potential for the whole situation in Syria, is probably not a full, comprehensive approach," he said.
In a response to the US President Donald Trump's warnings about the repercussions of the Syrian Arab Army's move to clear Idleb of terrorism, Peskov told reporters that "Just to speak out with some warnings, without taking into account the very dangerous, negative potential for the whole situation in Syria, is probably not a full, comprehensive approach."
Commenting on US President Donald Trump's recent tweet warning Damascus and its allies not to "recklessly attack Idlib Province", Peskov commented that "making some warnings without paying attention to the very dangerous, negative potential for the situation in Syria in general is probably not a complete, not a comprehensive approach".
"Regenesys aims to improve user's health by offering shelter against the electromagnetic smog and by discharging the negative potential of the body to the ground.
The decision to impose risks, according to multiple reports, carries the negative potential of slowing down clean energy growth, which will also have a negative effect on both the achievement of the sustainable development goals (SDGs) in the U.S., as well as slowing down the sustainable economic development of the U.S.
This is consistent with the fact that Ru[O.sub.2] forms a quasi-hydrogen electrode, once a negative potential has been applied.
The negative potential versus the ground leads to an occurrence of PID.
In contrast to cross-session analyses, children generated negative potential shifts within sessions irrespective of task and time.