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Account Balance

The amount available in an account. Simply put, the account balance is the net of all credits less all debits. A positive account balance indicates the account holder has funds available to him/her, while a negative balance indicates the holder owes money. Account balances are important in banking because they determine whether or not an account holder has money for living expenses and in margin accounts because they show whether the holder can conduct more margin transactions.

Balance

The amount of the original loan remaining to be paid.

It is equal to the loan amount less the sum of all prior payments of principal.

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Crude protein balance of female spotted deer fed diets with different levels (approximately 7%, 12%, and 17%) of crude protein Dietary protein level Item Low Medium High SE Intake (g/d) 76.
Similar protocols in the elderly resulted in augmented rates of protein synthesis accompanied with unchanged rates in muscle protein breakdown which generated a positive protein balance (Volpi et al.
The protein intake was calculated likewise, resulting in an average protein balance per child.
It has established benefits in the maintenance of proper protein balance and in immune support via the production of antibodies and the promotion of thymic activity.
If muscle is going to maintain its mass, the net level of protein balance must equal zero.
Acute response of net muscle protein balance reflects 24-h balance after exercise and amino acid ingestion.
The link between tick infestation and mortality of moose calves is evident; however, the physiological impact on their energy and protein balance has not been estimated quantitatively.