Tranexamic Acid
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...investigation. The above studies emphasize on the reported efficacy and safety of tranexamic acid. However, the studies do not illustrate the recommended dose and dosages of tranexamic acid required to be administered for effective results to be realized. Analysis of studies that examined the efficacy of tranexamic acid Sekhavat, Tabatabaii, Dalili, Farajkhoda and Tafti were prompted by the increased cases of postpartum blood loss due to increased cases of caesarian section (CS) among women delivering. They argued many complications are bound to arise during CS when compared to the normal virginal delivery (72). The researchers believe that tranexamic... ?Alexander Cuevas McDonald Advanced Research...
Aristolochic Acid
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...acids in herbal mixtures consumed by patients are done using phytochemical investigation techniques [8]. 'In 1996, it was reported that aristolochic acid-related DNA adducts had been detected in renal tissue... A Report on the natural product Aristolochic acid Aristolochic acid is made of a mixture of both aristolochic acid I and aristolochic acid II in a 1:1 ratio. Aristolochic acid is highly carcinogenic (cancer-causing) and nephrotoxic (harms the nephrons in the kidneys) [1]. Normally, this type of acid is found in several natural, botanical products sold commonly as 'traditional medicines' and in diet-supplements/weight loss preparations [11]. Urinary tract damage and other cancers have been linked...
Acid mine drainage
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...acid mine drainage of a site under investigation-a long-abandoned coal mine. The analyses of the samples collected were done to ascertain the alleged source of the river contamination. Authorities reported about the river passing by the spoil becoming orange. A comparison between the analysed levels of the pH of the site... ?Table of contents ................................................................................................................................. Introduction........................................................................................................................... Main causes of AMD...
Acid mine drainage
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...acid mine drainage of a site under investigation-a long-abandoned coal mine. The analyses of the samples collected were done to ascertain the alleged source of the river contamination. Authorities reported about the river passing by the spoil becoming orange. A comparison between the analysed levels of the pH of the site... Table of contents ................................................................................................................................. Introduction........................................................................................................................... Main causes of AMD phenomena...............................................................................
Critical Annotated Bibliography Tranexamic Acid
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...investigating the effects of tranexamic acid in 21 patients undergoing staged bilateral total arthoplastry without undergoing treatment of hip osteoarthritis . The two procedures were undertaken at intervals of 16 months. Tranexamic acid was administered intravenously five minutes before skin incision while on the other side, tranexamic acid was not administered. The volume of blood loss after operation was recorded and the values compared between the two groups. The scope of the research was to determine the consequences of tranexamic acid on blood loss during and after total hip arthroplastry without cement. The conclusion... ? Critical Annotated Bibliography Tranexamic Acid Guatam, P. L., Katyal, S.,...
Acid rain
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...ACID RAIN Acid Rain Acid rain is defined by Kumar as a term used to de "Any precipitation which has a value less than 5.6,the PH of uncontaminated water".1 In most cases, Kumar notes that acid rain falls under a PH of between 5.6 and 3.5.2 It is important to note that evidence of acidic precipitation appears after a few days and long distances from the origin. Acid rain can be prevented through a number of ways in future. According to Casper, acid rain can be prevented in future is by switching to sources of energy that emit low levels of carbon.3 Combustion of fossil...
Acid rain
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...Acid Rain People’s economic activity in the 20th century caused serious pollution of the planet with various waste products. The air basin, water, and soil in the areas of large industrial centers often contain toxic substances that significantly exceed the permissible level. In the recent decades, environmental contamination and the breakouts of related diseases have become more common. To describe this phenomenon, experts and media began to use the term “environmental crisis” (Mangun and Henning xii). The global environmental crisis is the result of the complex industrial and agricultural activities of modern civilization. It appears to change the characteristics of the environment... The Month Acid...
Acid Ratios
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...acid test... Ratio Analysis for Thingamajigs and Things and WannaBees Jennifer Reed A ratio analysis is a tool used by employees to analyze a company’s financial statements (Investopedia, 2011). Ratios are calculated from the current year numbers and then compared to another source such as previous years, other companies, or the industry as a whole. This an important tool for evaluating a firm’s credibility. There are many ratios that are used to determine a ratio analysis. These are short-term solvency ratios, debt management ratios, asset management ratios, profitability ratios, and market value ratios. The two ratios that make up short-term solvency ratios are the current ratio and the quick ratio or...
Investigation of Human Disease
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...Investigation of Human Disease Patient Laboratory results: Prolonged PT and aPTT, decreased prothrombin %, decreased factors VII, IX, and X Differential Diagnosis: Liver cirrhosis, warfarin poisoning, VKOR mutation Liver cirrhosis is the terminal stage of chronic liver disease. Functionally, it synthesizes substances of almost all clotting factors necessary in coagulation process. Meanwhile, vitamin K, which is synthesized in the intestine by bacteria, is also necessary for hepatic synthesis of prothrombin, serum prothrombin conversion accelerator or factor VII, plasma thromboplastin component or factor IX, factor X, and protein C. Without vitamin K, the levels of these clotting factors... ...
Acid Rain
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...investigated impacts of simulated acid rain (SAR) upon four types of soil enzymes, namely the catalase, acid phosphatase, urease, and amylase, in a latosol and concluded that acid rain had adverse environmental impacts on soil enzyme activities in the latosol Latosol is an acidic red soil and forms in the tropical rainforest biome. In general, the catalase, acid... Acid Rain “Acid rain is a worldwide environmental issue that has seriously destroyed forest ecosystems” (Liu et al). When rain water consists of excessive acid content, we call it as acid rain. The development of industries, power plants and the increased use of automobiles have polluted the atmosphere immensely and as a result of that the...
Acid Rain
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...Acid Rain: Definition, Impact and Potential Solutions Acid rain appears to be one of the most invasive problems facing contemporary society today. Acid rain occurs when, through a variety of industrial pollutants or natural phenomenon, the pH level of rainwater is changed from that of a basic property to one in which measurable changes in acidity are identified. Acid rain creates a wide variety of problems in the United States and abroad, however there are solutions to combat this growing international, ecological problem. This paper identifies the many causes of acid rain, highlights the impact of changing acidity levels in rainwater, and further proposes potential... HERE YOUR HERE YOUR HERE HERE Acid ...
Acid rain
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...Acid Rain People’s economic activity in the 20th century caused serious pollution of the planet with various waste products. The air basin, water, and soil in the areas of large industrial centers often contain toxic substances that significantly exceed the permissible level. In the recent decades, environmental contamination and the breakouts of related diseases have become more common. To describe this phenomenon, experts and media began to use the term “environmental crisis” (Mangun and Henning xii). The global environmental crisis is the result of the complex industrial and agricultural activities of modern civilization. It appears to change the characteristics of the environment... The Month Acid...
Polyprotic acid
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...acid Phosphoric acid solution (0.1M) was titrated against ~0.2M NaOH solution in duplicate and titration curves of pH versus volume of NaOH (mL) were obtained. Both the titration curves displayed only 2 equivalence points instead of the expected 3 because the third equivalence point usually gets obscured as Ka3 is close to Kw, the water dissociation constant. The pH values at the observed equivalence points were nearly 1.5 times lower than the calculated values which were made based on the assumption that the molarity of the titrant NaOH was 0.2 while it actually was 0.232. Introduction An acid is defined, according to Brønsted and Lowry, as a compound which donates one or more protons... Polyprotic...
Investigation of REDBULL
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...Investigation of the cardiovascular changes and cognitive effects of commercially available energy drink on in lectures Energy Drinks or Stimulant Drinks are beverages containing caffeine, an energy source (e.g. carbohydrate) and/or other substance(s), marketed for the specific purpose of providing real or perceived enhanced physiological and/or performance effects. These drinks have been shown to improve cardiovascular and cognitive performance of individuals due to the stimulatory nature of their various constituents. The current study aimed at elucidating the differential effect of the various components of Energy Drinks, i.e. caffeine and glucose on the cognitive and...
Folic acid and b12
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...Acid Folic acid is very important in medical and nutritional studies and research. A lot of information can be learnt from assessing unmetabolized folic acid in serum of individuals for medical purposes (Robert & David 341). The amount of folic acid in blood is very important in helping the treatment of patients suffering from anemia. The level of folic acid in blood can also be used in nutritional studies to determine the nutritional status of individual, especially in alcoholic individuals. Folic acid that has vitamin B is very important in the normal functioning of both white blood cells and red blood cells in blood of a human being. It is also significant in the synthesis of certain... Folic Acid...
Acid-Base Equilibria
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...acid reacted with vinegar. 2. To determine the Ka or the equilibrium constant of the weak acid. Procedure 1. The Goggles were put on  2. The molarity of NaOH was obtained from the label on the bottle and this molarity was recorded on the data sheet. 3. A burette was cleaned by rinsing with tap water. The water was then discarded and the buret was rinsed again with two 5 mL NaOH standard solution portions. The NaOH was discarded after each rinse. discarding the NaOH after each rinse.  4... Vinegar Analysis Lab Report By and Partner May 7, Lab Objectives This laboratory experiment is conducted with the aimof achieving two objectives. These Objectives are: 1. To determine the concentration of weak acid re...
Nucleic acid hybridisation and Nucleic acid probes
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...Acid Hybridisation and Nucleic Acid Probes in Molecular Biology by Your Date The Utility of Nucleic Acid Hybridisation and Nucleic Acid Probes In Molecular Biology The unique property of nucleic acids to pair with each other through complementary base pairing is the lifeblood of genetic engineering. A single strand of DNA can pair up with another strand of DNA or RNA if its base pairs are complementary to those of the other strand, under the right conditions of temperature and pH. This phenomenon is called nucleic acid hybridisation. It is possible to exploit this mechanism for the detection of one... The Utility of Nucleic Acid...
Methanol to acetic acid
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...Acid Acetic acid processes and mechanisms have evolved with novel innovations, commercialization and continuous improvement as early as 1950. These novel advancements have been carried out with the objective of reducing energy requirements, raw material consumption and investment expenses. At the moment, a majority of industrial undertakings in acetic acid production are dominated by methanol carbonylation and the oxidation of hydrocarbons such as ethylene, acetaldehyde among others. Advances in acetic acid synthesis and catalysis can be grouped into five broad categories. These routes include methyl formate isomerization, methanol carbonylation, synthesis gas to acetic acid... ? Methanol to Acetic Acid...
Acetic acid from methanol
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...Acid Production Acetic acid technology to somewhat is the greatest varied of all significant industrial organic chemicals. There exists none other huge volume chemical may claim the different feedstock and generation methods acetic acid can. Methanol production can be achieved from various approaches but we shall concentrate on one method of its production, which is Cativa system. Cativa system has been used largely to produce acetic acid from methanol through a number of processes that we shall discuss for the production of 250,000 t/year of acetic acid. Methanol also referred to as methyl alcohol or wood alcohol is a colorless, water-soluble substance having some mild alcoholic odour... Acetic Acid...
Acid Rain Part I
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...Acid Rain in Lewistown Pennsylvania al Affiliation) Hypothesis: The rain that is experienced in Lewistown Pennsylvania ishighly acidic rainfall. Proof: A report that was produced by the Natural Resources Defense Council stated that the weather monitoring station that was located in the central part of Pennsylvania had recorded the highest amount of acidity found in the rain experienced. The particular information had been gathered in 131 different sites across the 46 states that make up the United States of America. In response to the causative agent of the acidic rain, it is lobbied that Pennsylvania has many industries which emit poisonous pollutants into the atmosphere (Park, 2013... )....
Composition of acid rain
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...Acid Rain Acid rain or acid precipitation is the "atmospheric deposition of acidified rain, snow, sleet, hail, acidifying gases and particles, as well as acidified fog and cloud water" (Likens, 2007). It also refers to precipitation that is much more acidic than natural, unpolluted rain. Measurement of Acid Rain "The pH scale is used to measure the acidity or alkalinity of an aqueous solution and is determined by the hydrogen ion (H+) content" ("Measuring Acid Rain"). This scale ranges from 0 to 14, moving from strongly acid to strongly alkaline,...
The Acid Rain
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...Acid Rain: Causes and effects on the environment The human race has been progressing significantly since the day of its existence. This progress has helped the human race to improve the quality of life as well as create several more opportunities for further progress. But with every step we take towards a better life, either the human race or the world had to pay a price. With the development of factories, with the development of automobiles, the refrigeration systems have been emitting certain substances in the environment, causing enough damage to prove costly both for the planet earth and its resident. Looking back in the history, the rate of emission of these harmful...
Acid base case study
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...Acid-Base Case Study Angelique Harris Grand Canyon Advanced Pathophysiology and Pharmacology for Nurse Educators NUR-641E April 18, Acid-Base Case Study The acid base disturbance in this patient is caused by a condition known as metabolic alkalosis. Consequently, this state occurs when the PH of the blood in arteries rise above 7.45 which is the maximum PH. The pH above 7.5 is termed as alkalemic. A general decline in hydrogen ion concentration or a surplus of base leads to alkalosis. Considering the case study, the pathophysiology of metabolic alkalosis is common and generally occurs when bicarbonate is increased. This is caused by...
Folate or Folic Acid
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...acid for more than 15 years had a markedly lower risk of developing colon cancer. Findings from over 14,000 subjects followed for 20 years suggest that men who do not consume alcohol and whose diets provide the recommended intake of folate are less likely to develop colon cancer. However, associations between diet and disease do not indicate a direct cause. Researchers are continuing to investigate whether enhanced folate intake from foods or folic acid supplements may reduce the risk of cancer. Until results from such clinical trials are available, folic acid supplements should not be recommended to reduce the risk of cancer. 3. Folic Acid... Folic Acid Folate or Folic Acid Overview As many as 20% of ...
The Acid Base Disturbance
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...Acid-Base Case Study Angelique Harris Grand Canyon Advanced Pathophysiology and Pharmacology for Nurse Educators NUR-641E April 18, Acid-Base Case Study The acid base disturbance in this patient is caused by a condition known as metabolic alkalosis. Consequently, this state occurs when the PH of the blood in arteries rise above 7.45 which is the maximum PH. The pH above 7.5 is termed as alkalemic. A general decline in hydrogen ion concentration or a surplus of base leads to alkalosis. Considering the case study, the pathophysiology of metabolic alkalosis is common and generally occurs when bicarbonate is increased. This is caused by...
Acid base titration
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...Acid base titration Aim The experiment intended to ascertain concentrations of Dilute Hydrochloric acid and Dilute Sulphuric Acid solutions by conducting Acid-Base titrations. Hypothesis Phenolphthalein change of color from pink/purple to colorless signified a transformation of the solution’s nature from being basic to acidic, which was the reaction’s endpoint or neutrality point. This is because in acidic, basic conditions phenolphthalein indicator usually indicates colorless and pink/purple colors respectively. Background theory Acid – base titration is one of the most...
Acid Mine Drainage
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...ACID MINE DRAINAGE 0 This paper exclusively looks into the process of Acid Mine Drainage, AMD; it defines the ADM and gives what necessitate the process as well as the factors that accelerate the process. It do recognizes that AMD is one of the environmental threats in the offing as most of the economies are hinged in the process of mining’s that contributes a huge chunk of income to the struggling economies of any states in the world. In such it discusses all the possible avenues with which AMD can emerge and gives in depth analysis with regard to the chemical composition, reaction and eventual production of the AMD. This paper also strives to give in summary different sources of the AMD... ...
Buffer, acid and base
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...acidic. The solutions whose pH is greater than 7 are alkaline or basic in nature while the solutions having less than 7 pH are acidic in nature. pH scale is based from 0 to 14 numbers and the distilled water has pH of 7. Our everyday foods should have 7 pH; it can be a little up or down. A strong battery acid has less than one pH while a strong base has... such as drain cleaner has about 14 pH (Lynnette, 2009). On the other side pOH is a measure of the concentration of hydroxide ions, alkalinity or OH-. It measures the basicity of a solution according to the dictionary of Chemistry. pOH is not measured independently rather it is derived from pH. The difference between the two...
Acid-Base Equilibria
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...Acid-base Titration I Maximum score: 90 points Partner: Lab Section (Day & Time): Attach your plots from the three titrations and answer all of the following questions. 1. Attach your annotated plots and compare the titration curves for HCl, KHP, and one of the unknown acid, ►Near the start of each titration, ►Near the half-equivalence point, ►At the equivalence point, and ►For the region beyond the equivalence point. (40 points) Acid Trial pH at start of titration pH at half-equivalence point pH at equivalence point pH beyond equivalence point HCl 2.74 2.89 6.43 12.28 KHP 5.08 5.78 8.01 12.01 Unknown (averaged) 3.06 3.21 8.21 12.51 HCl KPH Unknown The titration curves for HCL... ...
Acid Rain in China
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...Acid Rain in China Table of Contents Table of Contents 2 Introduction 2 Acid Rain 4Effects of Acid Rain in China 6 Effects of Production/Business Activities on the Natural Environment 7 Use of water 9 Portable Water use in cleaning of: 9 Stores 9 Production halls 9 Vehicles 9 Toilets and other surfaces 9 Requires energy for supply 9 Emission of acid rain-causing gases while generating energy 9 Water supplier activities 9 Involve the distribution of fresh water to various destinations 9 Utilization of energy 9 Emission of acid rain-causing gases while generating energy 9 Water discharges 9 Emission of acid rain-causing gases while generating energy 9 Emission of acid rain-causing gases... Running head:...
Acid base balance
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...Acid Base Balance Case Study A diagnosis involves identifying the cause and nature of anything. It is mostly used in the determination of symptoms, symptom causes, solutions to issues, and mitigation of problems (De Mendonca, 2004). The patient was suffering from a disease known as the respiratory acidosis. This is so because the physical diagnosis of the patient showed that the man had a systematic blood pressure of 85 mm Hg/50 mm Hg. His heart rate was 175 beats per minute, his respiration was at the rate of 32 breaths per minute, and his temperature was 37.3 degrees Celcius. The arterial blood diagnosis revealed a pH of 7.23, pCO2 of 69mm Hg, O2 saturation of 88%, and...
Protein and Amino Acid
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...Acid Proteins are the building blocks of human body and are very essential nutrient. Amino acids and the basic units of proteins and are called the building blocks of protein. In general proteins are obtained food sources, such as meats and other animal products such as eggs, cheese and milk. Proteins are broken down into simpler constituents to make it easily for digestion. Amino acids are critical for the proper functioning of the body. Some of the common functions of proteins include repairing muscles, organs, nails, hair, skin, ligaments, and glands (NutraSanus, n.pag, 2004). A lack of amino acids in daily diet will have a greater impact on all cellular development, respiration... Protein and Amino...
Practical Investigation: Medical Microbiology of the Respiratory Tract
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...acid-fast stain such as Ziehl-Neelsen acid-fast. The bacteria appear red (due to Carbol Fuchsin) as they are acid-fast and do not stain with Gram stain and the epithelial cells appear blue. 2) What is the culture medium employed in specimen 1b? Answer: The culture medium of the agar slope is LJ or Löwenstein–Jensen medium. 3) Suggest, with reasons, a likely diagnosis for this patient. Answer: The 25-year old nurse has likely been infected by the TB-bacteria, i.e. Mycobacterium tuberculosis. The patient had initially complained of fatigue and loss of appetite. But in a month’s time she had... Case Study 1) What is the of the stain used in specimen 1a? Answer: The stain used for the sputum smear is...
Homework: Acid Rain Article
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...Acid Rain Article There has been an increase in the percentage of CO2 in the atmosphere thanks to industrial activities and many other human activities that lead to emission of CO2 into the atmosphere. When it rains there is occurrence of acidic rain which is cause by the formation of carbonic acid. There has been an increasing trend from the year 1700 to the year 2007 and further increases are expected in the year 2007. According to Fig 1, the rate at which the PH of rainwater is decreasing is directly proportional to the increase in the volume of CO2 in the atmosphere. In fact is can be noticed that the rate at which the content of CO2...
ACID and Normalization
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...ACID (Atomicity, Consistency, Isolation, and Durability) ensures that database transactions are processed in an efficient and correct manner. Atomicity states that any modification to the database must follow the all or nothing rule. Conversely, Consistency states that the only data to be written into the database must be validated. Equally, Isolation states that the concurrent occurrence of multiple transactions should not impact each other’s transactions. Finally, Durability guarantees that any modifications to the database are not lost. Normalization is a method of reducing or removing data... Database Design To achieve the requirements of the 1NF, I introduced primary key to make sure that data is...
Dot/cross diagrams for ethanoic acid and nitric acid.
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...acid and nitric acid. Dot diagram of Ethanoic acid. Dot diagram of Nitric acid Nitric acid is stronger than Ethanoic acid Nitric acid is stronger than Ethanoic acid because in nitric acid the oxygen is bonded to nitrogen which has higher oxidation state (+5). Hence, electrons remain attracted toward nitrogen. This attraction creates polarization between oxygen and hydrogen, thus making the oxygen more electronegative. Whereas in the case of ethanoic acid, carbon has less oxidation state (+3) and thus, resulting a weak...
Gibberellic Acid In Fruits
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...acids were first discovered by Eiichi Kurosawa, a Japanese scientist while investigating bakanae, the “foolish seedling” infection in rice... Gibberellic Acid In fruit Gibberellic acids (GAs) are plant hormones tetracyclic and are diterpenoid compound in nature. These hormones regulate growth and influence various developmental processes in plants such as stimulating germination, germination, stem elongation, sex expression, dormancy, the formation of male flowers and increased fruit set. When applied in high concentrations at the terminal buds of the plant, GA breaks dormancy and facilitates rapid growth of the plant. In addition, GA inhibits the formation of roots in cuttings. The Gibberellins...
Practical Investigation: Medical Microbiology of the Respiratory Tract
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...acid-fast stain such as Ziehl-Neelsen acid-fast. The bacteria appear red (due to Carbol Fuchsin) as they are acid-fast and do not stain with Gram stain and the epithelial cells appear blue. 2) What is the culture medium employed in specimen 1b? Answer: The culture medium of the agar slope is LJ or Lowenstein–Jensen medium. 3) Suggest, with reasons, a likely diagnosis for this patient. Answer: The 25-year old nurse has likely been infected by the TB-bacteria, i.e. Mycobacterium tuberculosis. The patient had initially complained of fatigue and loss of appetite. But in a month’s time she had... ?Case Study 1) What is the of the stain used in specimen 1a? Answer: The stain used for the sputum smear is...
Acid Rain in Hamilton Ontario
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...Acid Rain in Hamilton Ontario Synopsis The paper aims at studying the issue of acid rain by conducting an in-depth analysis of the environmental hazards attached with the problem. For this reason, Hamilton Ontario can be taken as a reference as this locale has been adversely affected by acid rain. Acid rain is a result of the various emissions in the atmosphere rich in nitrogen and sulphur, which are produced as a result of industrialization. Winds blowing from the US transmit cloud to Ontorio where acid rains are produced, and fuel emissions along with other activities in Ontorio become the main reason behind this acid rain. The acid rain in turn pollutes the lakes making them... s School Topic: Acid...
Acid base balance case study
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...Acid base balance case study A diagnosis involves identifying the cause and nature of anything. It is mostly used in the determination of symptoms symptom cause, solutions to issues, and mitigations for problems (De Mendonca, 2004). The patient was suffering from a disease known as the respiratory acidosis. This is so because the physical diagnosis of the patient showed out that the man had a systematic blood pressure of 85 mm Hg/50 mm Hg. His heart rate was 175 beats per minute, his respiratory was at the rate of 32 breaths per minute, and his temperature was 37.3 degrees Celcius. The arterial blood diagnosis revealed a pH of 7.23, pCO2 of 69mm Hg, O2 saturation of 88%,...
The Realities of Acid Rain
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...Acid Rain Acid precipitation can take many forms including rainfall, snow, fogand particulate vapor collections of even more acidic water. This type of material can also be deposited in dry forms as dust-like particles which settle and coat objects as well as permeating the breathable atmosphere. The more acidic the compound the more likely that deposits will result in damage to property and conditions dangerous for organic life forms. Natural rainfall has a pH of 7, but the further pH levels drop below that number the more potentially harmful it will be for the environment (Eubanks, p.240). The pH level present is directly associated with the presence of sulfate oxides... School 11/xx The Realities of...
Lactic acid and ethanol fermentation
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...acid and ethanol fermentation Introduction The word Fermentation is derived from Latin verb “fever” which means “to boil”. It is the process through which energy is derived from the oxidation of organic compounds such as carbohydrates, by using an electron accepter, usually an inner organic compound. In bio-chemistry, fermentation is an enzyme-catalyzed, a process of energy generation, in which organic compounds act both as donors as well as acceptors of electrons. The term is sometimes defined as the pathway in cells by which glucose / sugar molecules are broken down anaerobically. Historical perspective The historic uses of fermentation were mostly the creation of alcoholic... ? Number] Lactic acid and ...
IB Biology Substrate Specificity of Digestive Enzymes Planning Investigation
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...Investigation on substrate specifi and control variable of an enzyme using digestive enzyme Amylase 2. Introduction: Enzymes are a biological catalyst which helps in increase the rate of reaction and thus accelerate the conversion of reactant to product in given reaction. Increase in the rate of reaction in mainly due to decrease in the activation energy by formation of enzyme-substrate complex which is energetically favorable compared to the substrate alone. Most of the enzymes are proteins with some exceptions of RNA enzymes known as ribozymes. Substrate specificity of an enzyme is one of the primary requirements for effective catalysis since at a given time, there will be thousands... 1. Aim:...
Preliminary investigation
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...Investigation What is included in preliminary investigative work for settling cases? Which aspect do you think is most important and why? How does this preliminary work benefit plaintiffs and judicial economy? Preliminary investigation can be defined as the proceeding or inquiry to establish if there is sufficient or enough ground to create a well-founded belief that a crime has been perpetrated, and therefore the respondent is possibly guilty and he or she should be held for trial (LII, 2011). Therefore, the purpose of the preliminary investigation is to establish whether a crime was committed or not, and as such to confirm or identify the identity of a suspect. The findings... of the...
Homicide Investigation
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...Investigation (FBI) reports that there were 16,110 victims of homicide in 2002, reflecting a 0.8 percent increase over 2001." (Federal Bureau of Investigation, 2003.) Homicide certainly is a chief social problem in a society where violence is prevalent. The dramatic rate increase... INTRODUCTION The killing of one human being by another human being has constantly raised the public's concern and attention. "Homicide is of interest not only because of its severity but also because it is a fairly reliable barometer of all violent crime. At a national level, no other crime is measured as accurately and precisely." (Fox and Zawitz). In 1989, statistics in the Interpol (the world's largest international police ...
Investigation of Different types of Nanomaterials used in Cancer therapy
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...Investigation of Different types of Nanomaterials used in Cancer therapy Introduction Cancer was the major problem of the society in the last decade and it was second major reason behind the several deaths. In cancer patients there is a specific group of cells that shows an unusual growth or invasion or the state of metastasis. Cancer is a genetic disease which usually causes by some inherited instability which results in provoking translocations in the DNA of that patient. This entire phenomenon initiates an abnormal activity in the mechanism of controlling cell explosion bye deregulating the proteins or glycoproteins. There have been great advancements in the field of medicines and medical...
Acid Rain in Hamilton Ontario
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...Acid Rain in Hamilton Ontario Synopsis The paper aims at studying the issue of acid rain by conducting an in-depth analysis of the environmental hazards attached with the problem. For this reason, Hamilton Ontario can be taken as a reference as this locale has been adversely affected by acid rain. Acid rain is a result of the various emissions in the atmosphere rich in nitrogen and sulphur, which are produced as a result of industrialization. Winds blowing from the US transmit cloud to Ontorio where acid rains are produced, and fuel emissions along with other activities in Ontorio become the main reason behind this acid rain. The acid rain in turn pollutes the lakes making them... s School Topic: Acid...
Criminal Investigation
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...Investigation Number: Introduction There are different kinds of wounds and every type ofwound can be analyzed by experts to determine the manner of death. Bullet wounds, blunt force, stab wounds, poisoning, burns, rape and traffic fatality are some of these types of wounds. A forensic pathologist investigates the manner and extent to which the wound was inflicted. The same may also perform wound analysis to reconstruct an event and to strengthen or utilize evidence which may indicate malice, self-defense, or even whether the wound was sustained before of after death. In the case of Sam, forensic pathologists will be able to determine the subtle differences among near-contact gunshot wounds...
Mobile investigation
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...Investigation Introduction: In modern world mobile phone tracking is a key part associated with any kind of investigation. In any criminal case or in any kind of mental or physical harassment case, tracking of mobile number be itfor location training or tracking the contact list all is always helpful to reach the truth behind any crime. Among all the recent technological expansions that have extended the surveillance competences of law execution agencies is the location tracking system of the mobile phone. Although many people used to believe the fact that this mobile phone location tracking system implementation in the investigation process is at the expense of one’s individual privacy... ?Mobile...
Accident investigation
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...Investigation affiliation Accident investigations encompass all the components rotating around the initial aspects surrounding the accidents. Essentially, it follows an ideal protocol to establish the events surrounding the ordeal circumstances. The core components are sequences of an accident, human factors, incident analysis, equipment analysis and environmental issues analysis. An accident interrupts all the daily and normal operations of any locality. Most significantly, events surrounding accident investigations acts out to prevent any future occurrence of a similar incident. Furthermore, it acts to fulfil the legal framework and guidelines set aside by the Roads and Safety Department... Accident...
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