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kb

Abbreviation for kilobase.
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Boltzmann constant

A physical constant which links a particle’s energy with temperature.
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Kb

Kilobase, see there.

KB

Kilobyte, see there.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

kb

Abbrev. for kilobase (1000 base pairs of DNA or RNA). This is a convenient measure of the length of a gene or other segment of nucleic acid.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

kb

abbrev. KILOBASE.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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The two squeezed rocks to more than 200 kilobars, which is 200,000 times atmospheric pressure.
When most rocks reach 10 kilobars, high frictional forces on the crystals prevent them from breaking.
In addition, runs were made with barium carbonate, calcium carbonate and silica with walstromite resulting only at temperatures above 425 [degrees]C at 2 kilobars pressure.
Using a synchrotron to produce intense X-rays, Hemley andhis co-workers have shown that hydrogen retains a hexagonal, close-packed structure at up to 260 kilobars pressure.
Previous work on the thermobarometry suggests that the metamorphic conditions of the Nyurundukan complex were 600 to 650[degrees]C and 10 to 11 kilobars.