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bioelectricity

A term referring to the low-power electromagnetic currents which are normally produced by living systems—in particular, the flow of such currents through nerves and muscles n the form of action potentials.

bioelectricity

A general term for the low-power electric currents that normally flow within nerves and muscles

bi·o·e·lec·tric·i·ty

(bī'ō-ĕ-lek-tris'i-tē)
Of or relating to electric phenomena in living organisms.
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Microbial fuel cell as new technology for bioelectricity generation: A review.
Various studies proved relation of bacterial specific genes or proteins for their bioelectricity potential in MFCs.
Here, all these were used for study of MFC for generation of bioelectricity.
The team's success in fixing an abnormality with bioelectricity indicates that ion channel drugs could treat birth defects or degenerative brain disease.
A microbial fuel cell-electro-oxidation system for coking wastewater treatment and bioelectricity generation, Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology 85: 621-627.
(55.) The five courses are Precalculus and Developmental Algebra from the University of California, Irvine; Introduction to Genetics and Evolution and Bioelectricity: A Quantitative Approach from Duke University; and Calculus: Single Variable from the University of Pennsylvania.
Cai et al., "A stable synergistic microbial consortium for simultaneous azo dye removal and bioelectricity generation," Bioresource Technology, vol.
Mohan, "Microalgae mediated bio-electrocatalytic fuel cell facilitates bioelectricity generation through oxygenic photomixotrophic mechanism," Bioresource Technology, vol.
Haotian, "Application of interference canceller in bioelectricity signal disposing," Procedia Environmental Sciences, vol.
Other authors (LEE et al., 2010; SANTOS et al., 2004; CHENG et al., 1982) report that electric stimulation with microcurrents can speed up ATP synthesis, stimulate transmembrane amino acid transport at the lesion site, reestablish bioelectricity in the tissue, promote a reduction of the inflammatory process, a decrease in pain and an acceleration of the remodeling process.
Another trend is the microbial decomposition of paper waste to carbon dioxide and bioelectricity. Carbon dioxide is the source of the carbon and energy to algae.
In this way, scientists are eager to have "bioelectricity" in future.