PABA


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PA·BA

 (pä′bə)
n.
A crystalline para form of aminobenzoic acid that is part of the vitamin B complex, sometimes used in sunscreens.

[p(ara)-a(mino)b(enzoic) a(cid).]

PABA

(ˈpɑːbə)
n acronym for
(Elements & Compounds) para-aminobenzoic acid

PABA

(ˈpɑ bə)

n.
para-aminobenzoic acid.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.PABA - a metabolic acid found in yeast and liver cells; used to make dyes and drugs and sun blockers
sun blocker, sunblock, sunscreen - a cream spread on the skin; contains a chemical (as PABA) to filter out ultraviolet light and so protect from sunburn
acid - any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt
Translations

PABA

V. paraaminobenzoic acid.
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PABA is ideally poised to work as a bridge between the private sectors of the two countries," Segerson said in a statement.
The pills contain key ingredients - such as PABA, l-tyrosine and copper - which help you develop a deeper bronze.
octylmethylcinnamate, oxybenzone, avobenzone, benzophone, mexoryl, PABA or PARSOL 1789) mimic the body's natural hormones and as such can essentially confuse the body's systems.
Her rep was quick to point that that Gisele does use sunscreen - just not the ones that contain "parabens, oxybenzone, PABA and retinyl palmitate.
Its principal ingredients, the vitamin PABA (paraaminobenzoic acid) and the metabolite DEAE (diethylaminoethanol), are eliminated from the body when not needed.
One hour prior to exposure a PABA based suncreen, SPF 8, was applied to the total body surface of four of the volunteers.
PABA is calculated as the sum of the bases achieved in three categories--hitting (TB), BB, and HBP--divided by the total number of plate appearances: (TB + BB + HBP) / TPA.
En cok neden olanlar basta PABA olmak uzere PABA turevleri, benzofenon (%1-2), sinnamatlar ve metoksidibenzoilmetandir.
SENSITIVE Nix sunscreens that contain PABA and instead go for formulas that are hgpoallersenic or labeled for sensitive skin.
All three products have a sheer finish, and they are water resistant, fragrance free, PABA free, noncomedogenic, and suitable for sensitive skin.
Sulfamethoxazole is a structural analog of para-amino benzoic acid (PABA), which is the substrate for one of the reactions in the pathway, and competes with PABA for the active site of the enzyme which catalyzes the reaction.
PABA is promoted as a dietary supplement that has properties that include improving the metabolism of amino acids, improving the formation and health of blood cells, it relates to red blood cell formation as well as assisting the manufacture of folic acid in the intestines [3, 4].