chemical defense


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chemical defense

The methods, plans, and procedures involved in establishing and executing defensive measures against attack utilizing chemical agents. See also nuclear, biological, and chemical defense.
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Noun1.chemical defense - procedures involved in taking defensive measures against attacks using chemical agents
defense, defensive measure, defence - (military) military action or resources protecting a country against potential enemies; "they died in the defense of Stalingrad"; "they were developed for the defense program"
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Man, train, and equip the Chemical Defense Company; and validate the capability to execute CWC requirements before the departure of U.
Secondary metabolites were found to act as critical determinants of allelopathy, by inhibiting growth or survivorship of competitive plant species, and of chemical defense, by reducing herbivory.
In addition, chemical defense strategies that work against insects can also be broadly effective in vertebrates.
In contrast, relatively few studies assess how consuming ecologically realistic amounts of chemically defended prey will impact the fitness of marine consumers and thus the evolution of effective chemical defenses in marine prey.
This JSTO-CBD/DTRA grant builds on Cenomed's previous successful research and will further support Cenomed's ongoing three-year cooperative research and development agreement (CRADA) with the United States Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense (USAMRICD)," said David R.
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The starting material for this chemical defense is a harmless molecule commonly present in the leaf.
Hilmas worked as a physiologist and principal investigator for the US Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense, investigating the efficacy of two dietary ingredients, galantamine and huperzine.
Wendelin Jan Stark, a professor from the ETH Department of Chemistry and Applied Biosciences, said that the new chemical defense mechanism is composed of several sandwich-like layers of plastic and when the surface is damaged, hot foam is sprayed in the face of the attacker.
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