PHB


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PHB

Abbreviation for:
personal health budget 
Pharmacopoeia Britannica 
phenobarbital
phenylbutzone
phosphorylase B
polyhydroxybutyrate
porcine haemoglobin
preventive health behaviour
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In addition to PHB being a source of energy, it is also known to be an alternative biocontrol compound (prebiotics) as a result of its antibacterial activity.
The literature assigns the discovery of PHB Maurice Lemoigne, who isolated it and characterized it in 1926 [21].
Communities can use the PHB at several types of locations, including midblock marked locations where pedestrians need assistance across a major street, or crossings near minor approaches such as cross streets or driveways.
Traditionally, crotonic acid assay was rapid and easy way to quantify PHB but presently, characterization and quantification of various PHA can also be accomplished using advanced analytical techniques like FTIR (Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy) [8].
Another PHB alumnus, Allan Guinto, 49, an IT consultant, credits PHB with giving structure to his life.
Nile red and Nile blue A staining were used to develop simple and highly sensitive staining method to detect PHB directly in growing colonies.
Melt mixing method was utilized for the preparation of partial miscible blend of PLA and PHB [46].
Elongation of the 50% sample was improved by 33% versus the PHB copolymer sample.
The selection of bacterial strains for optimization studies was done on the basis of PHB assay (Yilmaz et al.
PHB films had lower tensile strength, higher melting and crystallization temperatures, but a lower glass transition temperature than did the PHBV films.