biosignature


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biosignature

(bī′ō-sĭg′nə-chər)
n.
1. A chemical or physical marker indicating the presence of life, especially something sought in geologic formations or in an extraterrestrial environment. Also called biomarker.
2. See biomarker.

biosignature

(bī″ō-sig′nă-chŭr) [ bio- + signature]
A particular group of proteins found in body fluid or tissue that identifies the tissue type or a molecular disease.
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Psychiatric practitioners may be too busy to keep tabs on the progress being made in identifying various biomarkers that are the key ingredients to decoding the biosignature of each psychiatric patient.
Atmospheric Gases: Earth was the first body to show positive results for scans of all three major gases that constitute biosignatures - oxygen, methane, ozone.
Slow degradation of ATP in simulated martian environments suggests long residence times for the biosignature molecule on spacecraft surfaces on Mars.
Analytic and prescient biosignatures for gastrointestinal brokenness, for the most part, IBS and IBD, are in the center of this position, sifted from clinical, sub-atomic and microbial profile information.
SHERLOC then collects high-resolution fluorescence and Raman images to better understand the type of organic and determine whether the detected material is a potential biosignature preserved within the rock matrix," he adds.
Rein's team discovered that a lifeless planet with a lifeless moon can mimic the same results as a planet with a biosignature.
Students create a unique biosignature using four letters or numbers within a confined space on a web page by moving their mouse, stylus or dragging their finger across their smartphone screen.
Craig, from Bagillt, said: " I am a BioSignature Practitioner which is a fat loss and well being program, that is based on evidence that where you store body fat is an indication of your hormonal profile.
Cortisol, a self-regulating "love-hate" hormone that deals with stress is described by coach to Olympians and founder of biosignature - Charles Poliquin - as a low grade adrenaline.
According to Michael Sterzik of ESO, by using a large telescope and a technique known as "earthshine observation" that gauges the polarization of light, it's possible to decipher the biosignature of a celestial body.
How a biosignature pattern is altered by concurrent exposure to other risk factors would be critically important for the interpretation of data from clinical studies.