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 (pg) [pi´ko-gram]
one trillionth (10−12) of a gram.

pi·co·gram (pg),

(pī'kō-gram, pē'kō-gram),
One trillionth of a gram.


/pi·co·gram/ (pg) (pi´ko-gram) one-trillionth (10−12) of a gram.

picogram (pg)

a unit of measure equal to one trillionth of a gram, or 10-12 gram.


(pg) (pī'kō-gram)
One trillionth of a gram.


one million-millionth (10−12) gram. Abbreviated pg.
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The limit on dioxins in drainage would be set at 10 picograms per liter, and facilities to process pulp and other materials will fall under government regulation, it said.
The dose parameters include infant body weights as well as doses of dioxin TEQ expressed in terms of picograms per day by either breast-feeding or background exposures.
The PicoPLEX-WGA Kits amplify single copy genomic DNA with input concentrations as low as 15 picograms to yield a highly reproducible library from a single cell.
When the government strengthened last month the standard for maximum tolerable daily intake (TDI) of dioxins to 4 picograms per kilogram of body weight from 10 picograms, the agency group was prompted to reconsider whether the midterm guideline was still appropriate.
8 picograms of dioxin per gram of blood fat, 40 times higher than normal, were detected in the blood of 92 former workers at the incineration center.
86 picograms (pg) toxic equivalent per gram (TEQ/g) of the food sample, exceeding the action level adopted by the CFS (i.
This new EXT cartridge has the ability to generate DNA profiles from samples containing as little as 50 picograms of DNA, making it one of the most sensitive forensic DNA systems available.
When assessing the device's sensitivity with spiked mouse serum samples, the researchers detected HIV and HCV antibodies at 300 picograms per mL and 750 picograms per mL, respectively--values lower than currently existing HIV and HCV antibody tests.
On silicon, the method picked up roughly one nanogram of methamphetamine and as little as eight picograms of cocaine and heroin.
BNP levels below 100 picograms per milliliter (pg/mL) indicate no heart failure, while levels between 100 and 300 pg/mL suggest heart failure.
The ADFCA has a United Kingdom Accredited Service molecular biology lab for DNA testing with a state-of-the-art DNA chip to detect even a small amount down to few picograms.