# kilogram

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## kil·o·gram

(kĭl′ə-grăm′)
n.
1. Abbr. kg The base unit of mass in the International System, equal to 1,000 grams (2.2046 pounds). See Table at measurement.
2. Kilogram force.

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## kilogramme

n
1. (Units) one thousand grams
2. (Units) the basic SI unit of mass, equal to the mass of the international prototype held by the Bureau International des Poids et Mesures. One kilogram is equivalent to 2.204 62 pounds
Symbol: kg

## kil•o•gram

(ˈkɪl əˌgræm)

n.
1. a unit of mass equal to 1000 grams: the base SI unit of mass; its international prototype, a platinum-iridium cylinder, is kept in Sèvres, France. Abbr.: kg See table at measure.
2. a unit of force, equal to the force that produces an acceleration of 9.80665 meters per second per second when acting on a mass of one kilogram. Abbr.: kg Also, esp. Brit.,kil′o•gramme`.
[1790–1800; < French]

## kil·o·gram

(kĭl′ə-grăm′)
The basic unit of mass in the metric system, equal to 1,000 grams (2.2 pounds). See Table at measurement. See Note at weight.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
 Noun 1 kilogram - one thousand grams; the basic unit of mass adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites; "a kilogram is approximately 2.2 pounds"metric weight unit, weight unit - a decimal unit of weight based on the gramhectogram, hg - 100 gramskey - a kilogram of a narcotic drug; "they were carrying two keys of heroin"myg, myriagram - one ten thousandth of a centner
Translations
كيلوغرام
kilogram
kilogramma
किलो
kilogramm
kilogram
キロキログラム
킬로그램
kilokilograms
kilokilogram

## kilogram

kilogramme [ˈkɪləʊgræm] Nkilo(gramo) m

## kilogram

kilogramme [ˈkɪləgræm] n

## kilogram

kilogramme [ˈkɪləʊgræm] nchilogrammo

## kilogram(me)

(ˈkiləgrӕm) (often abbreviated to kilo (ˈkiːlou) plural ˈkilos) noun
a unit of weight equal to 1,000 gram(me)s.

## kilogram, kilo

(fam) n kilogramo, kilo (fam)
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SYGNIS' new technology enables the amplification of quantities of DNA as low as femtograms (1 femtogram = 10-15 gram).
Femtogram mass biosensor using self-sensing cantilever for allergy check.
Grimalt, "Analysis of whole congener mixtures of polybromodiphenyl ethers by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry in both environmental and biological samples at femtogram levels," Journal of Chromatography A, vol.
Measurement of basal levels of cytokines and other biomarkers in the femtogram per ml range will allow more thorough analysis of changes in these biomarkers, increasing the understanding of different diseases and disease therapies, as well as will enable earlier project milestone decisions, saving time and money for customers, said PBL director of product R&D and assay services Dr.
A new realtime PCR-based assay that detects as little as 1 femtogram (fg) of H.
The topics include the ferromagnetic resonance frequency of single-layer magnetic metal films with lattice distortions, the nano-platelet structure of clay materials observed by atomic force microscope, a prototype of a frame-type cantilever for biosensor and femtogram detection, designing and fabricating a novel photonic crystal waveguide consisting of SiO2 layers implanted with silicon ions, a novel thermoelectric system with conductive metal rods and its effective Seebeck coefficients, and the architecture of a wideband high-efficiency envelope tracking power amplifier for a base station.
Precise measurements down to 25 ppb are measured at a rate of 1,000 times per second for particle masses as small as a femtogram.
In laboratory tests the Fido XT has demonstrated a lower detection limit of one femtogram of TNT, while a further evolution has led to the detection of explosive compounds such as rDX, PeTn, nG and others.
This technology's main advantages include eliminating experimental variations resulting from individual analysis of multiple samples, fluorophore labels' sensitivity (which increase protein detection levels by up to 5 femtogram scale), experiments' reproducibility and flexibility for identifying proteins by spectroscopic methods, by mass spectrometry or by immunodetection.
Because the LAL test allows one to detect femtogram levels of endotoxin (Ding and Ho, 2001), it is the most effective test for detecting endotoxin contamination, and its increasing use in medical and pharmaceutical laboratories makes it a highly valued product.
15] f femtogram (fg) TABLE 3-2 Common Units for Expressing Concentration Unit Wt/Wt Basis Wt/Vol Basis Parts per million (ppm) mg [kg.
The sensitivity of the PCR was determined to be at least 1 femtogram of DNA template and 0.

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