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When the liver or kidneys fail, toxic electrolytes and metabolites build up in the body and cloud awareness.
The replicators also verified that levels of the metabolite in leukemia cells indicate whether a cancer patient has the IDH mutations.
Burrell and a passenger both denied being the driver on the scene, police said, but test results later showed Burrell's blood-alcohol concentration level to be 0.08 percent, and THC metabolites — a substance in marijuana — in his system.
In one of the new studies, a contract lab confirmed a 2010 report in Cancer Cell that mutations in genes called IDH1 and IDH2, found in some leukemias and brain cancers, cause cells to produce a metabolite that spurs cancer growth.
Desethylene ciprofloxacin, a metabolite of ciprofloxacin, a medically important antibiotic for humans, was found three times, according to the lawsuit.
In their new laboratory research, Monteggia and her colleagues studied what happens when a metabolite of ketamine is applied to a certain part of the brain called the NMDA receptor, which plays a role in many brain functions.
The company experimented with tests that analyzed DNA, RNA, metabolites and other biomarkers to determine which ones correlated with autism.
Moreover, the blocking antibodies must be made quickly enough and in large enough quantities to prevent heroin and its metabolites from reaching the brain and inducing a high.
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Medical Definition of metabolite
1: a product of metabolism:a: a metabolic waste usually more or less toxic to the organism producing it : excretionb: a product of one metabolic process that is essential to another such process in the same organismc: a metabolic waste of one organism that is markedly toxic to another : antibiotic
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