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Limit

1. That which terminates, circumscribes, restrains, or confines; the bound, border, or edge; the utmost extent; as, the... Read More

Limit dextrin

Limit dextrin The polysaccharide fragments remaining at the end (limit) of exhaustive hydrolysis of amylopectin or glycogen... Read More

Limiting factor

Limiting factor in biology refers to any of the factors (variables) in an environment capable of limiting a process, such as... Read More

Limit dextrinase

Limit dextrinase --> alpha-dextrin endo-1,6-alpha-glucosidase (Science: enzyme) An enzyme with action similar to that of... Read More

Sparrow limit

sparrow limit (Science: microscopy) The spatial frequency at which the modulation transfer function just becomes 0. See:... Read More

Hayflicks limit

Hayflicks limit (Science: cell culture) The limit of human cell division in subcultures; such cells will divide only about... Read More

Visibility limit of

visibility, limit of (Science: microscopy) For the normal eye, the limit of visibility is considerably below the limits of... Read More

Elastic limit

Elastic limit The greatest stress to which a material may be subjected and still be capable of returning to its original... Read More

Threshold limit value

threshold limit value The maximum concentration of a chemical recommended by the American Conference of government... Read More

Quantum limit

quantum limit The shortest wavelength found in an x-ray... Read More

Short-term exposure limit

short-term exposure limit The maximum concentration of a chemical to which workers may be exposed continuously for up to 15... Read More

Proportional limit

proportional limit The greatest stress that a material is capable of sustaining without any deviation from proportionality... Read More

A proposal for robust temperature compensation of circadian rhythms

A proposal for robust temperature compensation of circadian rhythms Christian I. Hong*,†Emery D. Conrad‡, and John J.... Read More

Limitation

1. The act of limiting; the state or condition of being limited; as, the limitation of his authority was approved by the... Read More

Parathyroid hormone, kidney disease, evidence and guidelines

Edmund J Lamb1, Susan Vickery1and Andy R Ellis2 1Department of Clinical Biochemistry, East Kent Hospitals NHS Trust,... Read More

Popular Weed Killer Feminizes Native Leopard Frogs Across Midwest

Berkeley - Native male leopard frogs throughout the nation's Corn Belt are being feminized by an herbicide, atrazine, used... Read More

Determine

Determine 1. To fix the boundaries of; to mark off and separate. God hath determined the times before appointed. (acts xvii.... Read More

Carrying capacity

Carrying Capacity Definition What is carrying capacity? In biology and environmental science, the carrying capacity of a... Read More

Rayleigh criterion

Rayleigh criterion (Science: microscopy) A criterion chosen by lord Rayleigh to define the limit of resolution of a... Read More

Four Simple Steps To Write A Successful Resume

Your resume is your calling card, and it's usually the first impression a potential employer will have of you. Looking your... Read More

Giant Insects Might Reign If Only There Was More Oxygen In The Air

Giant Insects Might Reign If Only There Was More Oxygen In The Air The delicate lady bug in your garden could be... Read More

Bound

Bound The external or limiting line, either real or imaginary, of any object or space; that which limits or restrains, or... Read More

Infinity

Infinity Origin: L. Infinitas; pref. In- not - finis boundary, limit, end: cf. F. Infinite. See Finite. 1. Unlimited extent... Read More

Lead-contaminated calcium supplements pose small but avoidable risk

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Many calcium supplements contain small but detectable levels of lead, needlessly boosting consumers'... Read More

Cell death

Definition noun The death of a cell characterized by the breakdown of cell structures Supplement Cell death pertains to the... Read More

Measurement of the contributions of 1D and 3D pathways to the translocation of a protein along DNA

Measurement of the contributions of 1D and 3D pathways to the translocation of a protein along DNA   Darren M.... Read More

Higher Carbon Dioxide, Lack Of Nitrogen Limit Plant Growth

Stunted plants may not soak up excess carbon dioxide from the atmosphere Scientists study purple lupines and other flowers... Read More

What Did Dinosaurs Hear?

What did dinosaurs hear? Probably a lot of low frequency sounds, like the heavy footsteps of another dinosaur, if University... Read More

Einstein Researchers Develop Blood Substitute That Shows Promise For Use In Emergency Situations

An artificial blood product developed by researchers at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine is showing great promise... Read More

Emission standard

Emission standard this regulatory value is a quantitative limit on the emission or discharge of a potentially toxic... Read More

One in four patients has been drinking before arrival at accident and emergency

One in four patients has been drinking before arrival at accident and emergency, reveals a study in Emergency Medicine... Read More

100 percent plus increase in illegal blood alcohol levels in emergency care patients over five years

Blood alcohol levels well above the legal limit have soared 113 per cent among emergency care patients in just five years,... Read More

Purview

purview 1. The body of a statute, or that part which begins with be it enacted, as distinguished from the preamble. Hence:... Read More

Finish

Finish 1. To arrive at the end of; to bring to an end; to put an end to; to make an end of; to terminate. And heroically... Read More

The science of well-being: an integrated approach to mental health and its disorders

SPECIAL ARTICLE The science of well-being: an integrated approach to mental health and its disorders C. ROBERT CLONINGER... Read More

Emissions

Emission standard this regulatory value is a quantitative limit on the emission or discharge of a potentially toxic... Read More

Researchers create pigs that produce heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids

Researchers report they have created pigs that produce omega-3 fatty acids, which are known to improve heart function and... Read More

Escherichia coli Contamination of Vegetables Grown in Soils Fertilized with Noncomposted Bovine Manure: Garden-Scale Studies

Escherichia coli Contamination of Vegetables Grown in Soils Fertilized with Noncomposted Bovine Manure: Garden-Scale... Read More

How To Braid Nanoropes

Biomimetic systems that are composed of rigid polymers or filaments and crosslinking molecules can be used to assemble... Read More

Ecliptic

Ecliptic 1. (Science: astronomy) a great circle of the celestial sphere, making an angle with the equinoctial of about 23... Read More