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  1. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › Body_waterBody water - Wikipedia

    In physiology, body water is the water content of an animal body that is contained in the tissues, the blood, the bones and elsewhere. The percentages of body water contained in various fluid compartments add up to total body water (TBW). This water makes up a significant fraction of the human body, both by weight and by

  2. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › SorbitolSorbitol - Wikipedia

    Sorbitol (/ ˈ s ɔː (r) b ɪ t ɒ l /), less commonly known as glucitol (/ ˈ ɡ l uː s ɪ t ɒ l /), is a sugar alcohol with a sweet taste which the human body metabolizes slowly. It can be obtained by reduction of glucose, which changes the converted aldehyde group (−CHO) to a primary alcohol group (−CH 2 OH).

  3. Absorption. Approximately 5 – 10% of dietary iron is absorbed, and this absorption rate increases to up to 30% in iron deficiency states. Oral iron supplements are absorbed up to 60% via active and passive transport processes. 17 Gastrointestinal absorption of iron occurs via strict regulation by the enterocyte and duodenal cytochrome and ferric reductase enzymes. 6,24 The hormone hepcidin ...

  4. Jan 18, 2014 · The original solution formula of Larssen from the Hospital Cochim, Paris, was reported by Sampaio to be composed of 500 g sodium chloride, 900 g sodium bicarbonate, 1000 g chloral hydrate, 1100 g sodium sulphate and 500 mL of a solution of 10% formalin and 1 L distilled water (Sampaio, 1989). Sampaio used one part of this solution with five ...

  5. Research in the IDM is led by over 34 independent principal investigators in the basic, clinical and public health sciences, and has a strong translational focus. Grant and contract funding is sourced from the US National Institutes of Health, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, The Wellcome Trust, EDCTP, the South African Medical Research Council, the National Research Foundation of South ...

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