biological uptake

biological uptake

The incorporation in a living organism of chemicals and substances from the environment, which can be evaluated by measuring their accumulation.
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They were derived from studies that showed the potential for aerial transport, the relationship between the contaminants' concentrations in soils and their biological uptake.
On average," says Barlaz, "the compost cover stimulated the biological uptake [and breakdown] of at least 2.
The symposium presents the findings from the study, entitled "Using a Closed-System Protective Device to Reduce Personnel Exposure to Antineoplastic Agents," on biological uptake of cyclophosphamide and ifosfamide in infusion center pharmacy and nursing staff in a newly built cancer center at the University of Utah.
The clinicians who authored the study demonstrated biological uptake of the two drugs tested through urine studies with pharmacy and nursing personnel.
The duration and magnitude of phytoplankton primary productivity impacts carbon fixation, carbon export, and air-sea carbon flux, so this work results in more accurate estimates of the oceanic net carbon biological uptake.
The study, entitled "Using a Closed-System Protective Device to Reduce Personnel Exposure to Antineoplastic Agents," documents biological uptake of cyclophosphamide and ifosfamide in infusion center pharmacy and nursing staff in a newly built cancer center at the University of Utah.
The clinicians who authored the study reported that urine samples collected from infusion center pharmacy and nursing personnel demonstrated that there had been biological uptake of the two drugs tested.
The study, entitled "Using PhaSeal to Reduce Personnel and Surface Contamination to Chemotherapy," documented the biological uptake of cyclophosphamide and ifosfamide in infusion center pharmacy and nursing staff despite their use of standard precautions and guidelines for safe handling.