biopotency


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biopotency

The quantitative and qualitative measure of the effect that a nutrient, hormone or other substance has on an organism or biological system.
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These biopotency figures are not hard and fast figures.
Relative biopotency of the oral insulin was 20% (median) in the first hour after administration, the time period of greatest importance.
The poster showed that our insulin formulation showed rapid onset of therapeutic action, dose dependent glucose lowering ability and competitive biopotency.
Time-Action Profile of a New Rapid Acting Inhaled Insulin with High Biopotency
The aerodynamic properties of the highly porous insulin powder have been engineered to achieve relatively high biopotency from a simple breath-actuated, and potentially disposable inhaler.
Moreover, dietary GLA and arachidonic acid have superior biopotency to LA (Chapkin, 1998).
Pre-clinical studies conducted by Bone Care have shown that Hectorol, by virtue of its unique properties, provides the same biopotency as calcitriol yet decreases the risk of hypercalcemia by 67% to 80%.
1984) had shown that the biopotency of the total vitamin E in barley was 37% of that of dietary DL-[alpha]-tocopherol acetate.