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pretreatment

1. A priming treatment given before the main course of therapy or the main chemical modification of a substance.
2. Before therapy.

wastewater pretreatment

In environmental practice, acting to attempt to eliminate, reduce, or alter polluted water after it enters the water treatment works.
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The animals were pretreated (Pretreat) iv with saline (C), 1 mg/kg atropine sulfate (AT1), 40 mg/kg dipyrone (Dp40), or a mixture of 1 mg atropine+ 40 mg/kg dipyrone (M40), and after 30 min, treated (Treat) iv with vehicle (V) or 0.25 U/kg insulin (0.25U).
The effectiveness of heat to pretreat a mixed culture for biohydrogen production is based on the premise that most of the [H.sub.2]-producing bacteria are spore-producing bacteria of the genus Clostridium.
Therefore, it is possible to optimize and regulate the proportions N:P:K in the mixed wastewaters, pretreated or directed for watering and fertilization of soils.
Sites accepting hazardous waste in the UK have been slashed by three-quarters to 11 and waste producers now have to pay more to get to the scattered sites, fork out higher prices for the reduced space and then prove they have pretreated the waste before it is accepted.
Soil trenches accept pretreated wastewater at rates seven to 12 times greater than the rates at which they accept conventional septic-tank effluent.
FT-IR spectra could be used to investigate the structural goups of the wood fiber samples during auto oxidation pretreat. For comparison, the spectra of the pretreated wood fiber were plotted in supporting information Fig.
"Doctoral student Ming Lau and I have shown that it's possible to use AFEX to pretreat corn stover (cobs, stalks and leaves) and then hydrolyze and ferment it to commercially relevant levels of ethanol without adding nutrients to the stover," Dale said.
(Nasdaq: KPTI), an oncology-focused pharmaceutical company, today announced that the results of the Phase 2b STORM study evaluating XPOVIO (selinexor) in patients with heavily pretreated, triple class refractory multiple myeloma were published online today in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Karyopharm announced that the results of the Phase 2b STORM study evaluating XPOVIO, or selinexor, in patients with heavily pretreated, triple class refractory multiple myeloma were published online today in the New England Journal of Medicine.
The fresh tomato samples were sorted, graded, washed in water and then sliced into halves and quarters before pretreated. Tomato slices were immersed in 10% NaCl solution for 3 min according to Latapi and Barrett (2006).
Contract notice: eu-wide tender for the recycling of pretreated biowaste (fine grain) from the biowaste treatment plant for the rhein-lahn-kreis
Potato slices pretreated with 1% and 2% citric acid solution had brighter purple-bluish color and less browning, compared to samples pretreated with other solutions.