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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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This exercise, performed with conservative estimates, indicated that blood loss associated with moderate to severe infestations of ticks has substantial impact on energy and protein balance in moose calves.
The emission can be reduced approximately 50 percent by reducing the rumen-degradable protein balance of the ration.
Muscle Protein Balance = Protein Synthesis (building)-Protein Breakdown
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Three hours after the exercise bout, protein turnover and amino acid transport increased in addition to increases in protein degradation above baseline levels, resulting in a net negative protein balance.