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Water Molecules Control Long Post-activation Recovery Period Of Potassium Channels
2013-07-29 08:51:57

Just 12 molecules of water cause the long post-activation recovery period required by potassium ion channels before they can function again.

2013-06-25 12:41:43

Drinking excessive amounts of cola and eating honey made from the pollen of Rhododendrons can cause unusual syncope (fainting) and symptoms of arrhythmia.

Potatoes Give The Most Bang For Your Nutritional Buck
2013-05-25 05:22:52

When it comes to produce, potatoes are actually one of the best nutritional values on the market, according to a new study published in the latest edition of the journal PLOS ONE.

Nutritional Value Of White Vegetables
2013-05-15 15:17:46

Researchers wrote in the journal Advances in Nutrition that potatoes and other white vegetables are just as nutritional as their colorful cousins.

Potatoes May Fight Potassium Deficiency Pandemic
2013-04-24 07:53:05

New research points to a link between consuming white potatoes and an increased intake of potassium.

2013-04-14 23:03:07

U.S. panel of judges grants plaintiffs' petition seeking consolidation before a single judge of numerous lawsuits alleging Fresenius dialysis products were linked to kidney failures.


Latest Potassium Reference Libraries

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2005-05-26 09:33:48

Lithium is the chemical element with symbol Li and atomic number 3. In the periodic table, it is located in group 1, among the alkali metals. Lithium in its pure form is a soft, silver white metal, that tarnishes and oxidizes very rapidly in air and water. It is the lightest solid element and is primarily used in heat transfer alloys, in batteries and serves as a component in some drugs known as mood stabilizers. Notable characteristics Lithium is the lightest metal and has a density...

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2005-05-25 18:49:25

Potash (or carbonate of potash) is an impure form of potassium carbonate (K2CO3) mixed with other potassium salts. Potash has been used since antiquity in the manufacture of glass and soap, and as a fertilizer. The name comes from the English words pot and ash, referring to its discovery in the water-soluble fraction of wood ash. It is today principally produced by mining suitable deposits which are found throughout the world. The term has become somewhat ambiguous due to the...

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Word of the Day
filiation
  • The relation of a son or daughter to a parent: the correlative of paternity.
  • The establishment of a filial relation, specifically by adoption.
  • In law, the judicial determination of the paternity of a child, especially of a bastard; affiliation.
The word 'filiation' comes from a Latin word meaning 'legal right of a son'.
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