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a cocarcinogenic factor that causes a usually irreversible genetic mutation in a normal cell and primes it for uncontrolled growth. Examples include radiation, aflatoxins, urethane, and nitrosamines.

initiator (inish´ēātur),

n a chemical agent added to a resin to initiate polymerization.


Patient discussion about initiator

Q. Hello Guys !!! Good to have everyone here .. i am glad someone took the initiative and came with this very important community ... that so many people need and wishes !!! now for my question ... how common is the Bipolar ? i mean is it common as ADHD or Depression by the medical term ?

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Q. I have been treated for Bipolar Disorder. I wish to know is there any connection between Depression & Bipolar Hi! I’m Devontae. I was initially treated for depression but now I have been treated for Bipolar Disorder. I wish to know is there any connection between Depression and Bipolar Disorder or the worst state of depression is Bipolar Disorder???

A. There seems to be some misunderstanding on the definition of depression. The overall category here is Mood Disorder. Within the spectrum of Mood Disorders are the conditions of 1. Anxiety (such as panic disorder and generalized anxiety disorder) and 2. Depression. Just as anxiety is broken down into more specific disorders according to symtomology, etc. Depression is broken down into Unipolar depressions, and bipolar depressions. Unipolar depression has a spectrum of labels branching from it, and bipolar can be broken down into the divisions of Bipolar I and Bipolar II disorders. The only differences between Unipolar and Bipolar depression are that bipolar is characterized by cycling moods and depression is generally more stable. Also the psychotropic drug treatments are different for unipolar and bipolar disorders. Depressed people need pick-me-ups called SSRI's, or MAOI's such as zoloft, while bipolar people need mood stabilizers (e.g. Lithium) and anticonvulsants (often the exact sa

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On the other hand, some states may consider the project initiator to be making a taxable use of the tangible rewards as a promotional item and may require the project initiator to remit use tax on the rewards.
The initiator of the proposed algorithm builds a directed spanning tree of the WFG, whereas the initiator of Chen [8] algorithm does not consider any structural property of the WFG.
1] alone is not overtly cytotoxic in humans, but that it may act as a promotor or initiator of carcinogenesis in synergy with certain cocarcinogens.
So the scientists plan to genetically engineer a plant such as goldenrod or guayule to make more large initiator molecules.
The initial charge of reactor containing initiator, surfactants, and buffer was dissolved in water and the obtained solution was added into the reactor, to remove dissolved oxygen, it was mechanically stirred at 400 rpm under argon purge.
The project initiator for the King County department requiring the services will define the preliminary scope of work.
The M-27 initiator is connected to the forward cockpit internal canopy jettison handle.
It may require more than one initiator per air bag,'' said the younger Treinen.
The use of multifunctional initiators may help overcome the difficulty of obtaining an adequate balance between reaction rate, molecular weight, polydispersity and monomer conversion that can be observed when a monofunctional initiator is used [6, 7].