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Active

A market in which there is frequent trading.

Active

1. Describing a security that is traded with relative frequency. Many investors look to active securities because they can be traded, even in rather large quantities, without affecting the price. Active securities usually have a low bid-ask spread.

2. Describing a market or exchange with a high trading volume.

active

Of or relating to a security in which there is a great deal of trading. Active securities appeal to many investors because they usually can be traded without affecting the price. In over-the-counter trading, an active security usually has a smaller spread between the bid and ask price. See also most-active stocks.
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The exact mechanism of PPIH is still unknown but may be based on either the disruption of TRPM-6/7--mediated active transport or passive absorption of intestinal magnesium.
This process requires energy and is known as active transport of biomolecules.
We are seeking meetings with state transport ministers over the coming months and will be developing a more active outreach campaign to engage our supporters and members interested in public and active transport.
Results: High calcium diet increased the passive transport of mannitol and calcium while decreasing the active transport of calcium by the everted gut sacs.
For example, our new third party logistics integration service, 3iS, expands our Active Transport Management System so users can view another distribution fleet as if it were part of their own fleet.
The exception to this apparent protective effect of active transport was the increased risk of neck pain during bag carriage noted amongst females in the high duration/active transport category.
This finding was consistent with an active transport mechanism across the placenta.
To expand the limits of transdermal drug delivery, developers are employing electrical current--a technique called iontophoresis--to affect active transport through the skin.
Inflammatory cytokines released peripherally might reach the brain through active transport, passage through leaky regions in the blood-brain barrier, or transmission through afferent nerve fibers (vagus nerve), Dr.
Glucose, in contrast, gets completely absorbed by active transport.