biological half-life


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biological half-life

n.
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k is related to the biological half-life through the expression k = ln(2)/[t.sub.1/2], where [t.sub.1/2] is the half-life.
Studies have shown the biological half-life of manganese in the human body against 20-40 days, and after this period it gets reduced and returns to the amount of manganese or natural serum level for people.
A parameter considered while choosing a particular radionuclide for therapy is the effective half-life, which is the net half-life considering both physical and biological half-life within the patient's body or organs.
The quality of mAbs depends on the molecular structure, which relies on the reaction conditions, storage and confounding factors in the stability of antibody Increasing the efficiency and biological half-life of antibodies has been a major challenge for scientific centers and trading companies (4) .
LMWHs are primarily renally excreted, thus, in patients with compromised renal function, the biological half-life of the medication may be prolonged, leading to potential bleeding complications.