sublethal dose


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sublethal dose

A dose containing not quite enough of a toxin or noxious substance to cause death.
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However, in controled conditions, sublethal doses of Spinosad 2SC led to a decrease in the survival of the larvae of Harmonia axyridis, a prolongation of the larval durations, and a decrease in the fertility of females.
The lethal dose ([LD.sub.50]) of ABP was found to be 2.25mg/kg body weight and further the acute toxicity was determined with sublethal doses in normal mice.
While most research on sublethal doses of pesticides has concentrated on economically-important insects (Haynes 1988), few studies have assayed the effects on this aspect of spider biology.
In the present study, we characterized gene expression alterations induced by Pb exposure at two early developmental time points in order to provide a framework for assessing the biological pathways and functions that are perturbed and susceptible to a sublethal dose of Pb.
We investigated the ability of Cd to inhibit NAT functions in vivo by treating 12-week-old female C57BL/6J mice with a sublethal dose of Cd[Cl.sub.2] (2 mg/kg in PBS), as reported previously (Martin et al.
The purpose of this research was to determine how DA is partitioned in various body fluids after exposure to a sublethal dose and whether transfer of DA is possible through milk.
Keeping in view the above importance of metal pollution, in present investigation sublethal dose was used to see its adverse effects on different components of drug metabolism.
The effect of age at exposure to a sublethal dose of fast neutrons on tumorigenesis in the male rat.
alternatus larvae exposed to a sublethal dose of imidacloprid were monitored using a specific 60-mer oligonucleotide microarray derived from a cDNA library.
Mice were treated IP with a high, sublethal dose of PbTx-3 (180 [micro]g/kg bw), and blood was collected at 0.5, 1, 2, 4, and 24 hr.
Blood from treated mice was tested for the presence of brevetoxin at different times following exposure to a sublethal dose (180 [micro]g/kg PbTx-3).