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The event of a price movement
that approaches a support level
or a resistance level
established earlier by the market
. A test is passed if prices do not go below the support or resistance level, and the test is failed if prices go on to new lows or highs.
The attempt by a stock price or a stock market average to break through a support level or a resistance level. For example, a stock that has declined to $20 on several occasions without moving lower may be expected to test this support level once again. Failing to fall below $20 one more time would be considered a successful test of the support level and a bullish sign for the stock.
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Pamidronate has no effect on cutaneous plantar hypersensitivity to mechanical stimuli (von Frey assay) (a) and reversed hypersensitivity to cold (acetone test) (b) and cold plate tests (c); it was ineffective against heat sensitivity in the radiant heat paw withdrawal assay (d).
In ovariectomized (OVX) mice, morphine results in a significant reduction in mechanical hypersensitivity (von Frey assay) that persists for several hours (a) and reduces cold hypersensitivity (acetone test) (b).
If the value of our proposed acetone test
is established and an inexpensive easy-to-use "breathalyzer" sensitive to acetone can be manufactured, it may improve a day-to-day implementation of the KD because the induction and maintenance of stable systemic ketosis are thought to be essential for the success of this therapy.