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preconditioning

preparation of 6 to 8 months old range-reared, recently weaned beef calves for entry into a feedlot and an intensive fattening program. Includes castration, dehorning and branding 3 weeks before and all vaccinations 2 weeks before weaning, and weaning 3 to 4 weeks before sale or entry to the feedlot. During this postweaning period the calf should become accustomed to feedlot feeds and conditions.
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Preconditioning #4: PCB pre-baked in an oven with temperature of 72[degrees]C and 85% RH for eight hours, followed with a bake at 105[degrees]C for one hour.
But mice that received the preconditioning before glaucoma-inducing surgery lost only 3 percent of retinal ganglion cell bodies.
In 1999 it was first reported that resveratrol and quercetin, two molecules commonly found in red wine, produce increased adenosine levels in blood plasma and may serve as preconditioning agents.
For example, preconditioning grew from a niche to the norm -- in 1997, only 11% of calf lots and 17% of yearling lots sold were preconditioned, but by 2007 the market share had expanded steadily to 68% and 60%, respectively.
Nitric oxide synthase (NOS) triggers and mediates the release and formation of NO in association with a preconditioning stimulus.
One main finding of this study is that decreases in MVC and ROM after ECC1 were attenuated by heat preconditioning with microwave hyperthermia, supporting the hypothesis that heat preconditioning prior to ECC1 results in less eccentric exercise-induced muscle damage and muscle soreness.
Now let us return to the general problem of preconditioning ill-conditioned BT matrices or Toeplitz Schur complements.
My hypothesis was that because Viagra causes dilatation of blood vessels and reduces blood pressure, that such a hypotensive effect might lead to the release of certain agents, including bradykinin and nitric oxide, that could trigger signaling in the heart cells, leading to cardio protection -- similar to what is observed after preconditioning," Kukreja said.
an effective preconditioning of the base iron before treatment with 0.
Preconditioning is the phenomenon in which brief periods of ischemia (lack of oxygen from blood flow) followed by reperfusion (restoration of blood flow) preconditions the heart to better withstand a major adverse cardiac event which
The magnitude of some of the graphite and silicon carbide additions cited in the responses also may indicate that the normal carbon and silicon additions made to the melting furnace for base-chemistry control were considered as being preconditioning additions.