basal state

ba·sal state

(bā'săl stāt)
A resting metabolic state early in the morning after a minimum of 12 hours of fasting. Used for laboratory tests.
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control basal) stimulation of glucose uptake in L6 myotubes over basal state.
001) increase in surface level of GLUT4 compared to basal state in L6-GLUT4myc (Fig.
Q I was taught that the best specimen for a lipid profile is drawn in the early morning from a patient in the basal state who has been fasting for 10 to 12 hours.
NmcR mediates biosynthesis of the carbapenemase enzyme at the basal state, which is further increased when [beta]-lactam-mediated induction occurs (13).
The study concluded that, in a basal state, patients using an insulin pump have greater glycemic control than patients using glargine.
This study highlights that, in a basal state, patients using an insulin pump have significantly tighter glycemic control than do patients treated with glargine," said Allen B.
The purpose of this study was to investigate the phagocyte production of OFR in the whole blood of geriatric patients, by measuring chemiluminescence at the basal state and after stimulation, and to study the relationships between its impairment, if any, and blood indices of the nutritional and inflammatory status of elderly patients with and without inflammatory diseases.
The MLI of resting cells, obtained at the basal state using luminol as a chemiluminescence reagent, was significantly lower in patients from group Inf than in those from group N-Inf (p [less than] 0.