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consumption

the satisfaction obtained by CONSUMERS from the use of goods and services. Certain CONSUMER DURABLE products, like washing machines, are consumed over a longish period of time, while other products, like cakes, are consumed immediately after purchase. The DEMAND CURVE for a particular product reflects consumers’ satisfactions from consuming it. See WANTS, DEMAND.
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Pre- and post-intervention analysis showed that a 25-week training programme, routine medication, and dietary plan significantly improved level of exertion, dyspnoea, maximum oxygen consumption and body mass index (p<0.
The players then conducted a 10-minute long running test, where oxygen consumption, respiratory exchange ratio (RER), and heart rate (HR) were measured during the 3 final minutes of the test.
Oxygen consumption rate of offspring from family P1 was measured at 1, 25, 56, 74, and 146 hpf.
The determination of oxygen consumption during a 24 h cycle showed a similar behavior for the three treatments (Fig.
NOX activity in synaptosomal preparations was determined by measuring, in the same sample, NADPH-induced oxygen consumption and the associated rate of hydrogen peroxide formation simultaneously using Amplex Red fluorescence/or [H.
The resulting mitochondrial pellet was suspended in 200 ^L of isolation medium and placed on ice for oxygen consumption and proton leak kinetics assays as described below.
She said that under the cold conditions of the crust in this area, purely chemical oxygen consumption is minimal, which suggests that microbes in the oceanic crust are responsible for using the oxygen that's down there.
Sport and other scientists from Europe, North America, and Australia discuss selected supplements meant to influence lactate accumulation, blood flow, oxygen consumption, and mitochondrial respiration, and growth hormone response; probiotics, immunoglukan, bovine colostrum, fruit and vegetable concentrates, cherry juice, and milk consumption plus resistance training for gut health, immune function, antioxidant potential, pain relief, and women's body composition and skeletal health; hydration, hyperhydration, and fluid balance/loading through glycerol use, salt and fluid loading, and milk protein consumption; chocolate milk and L-carnitine for exercise recovery; and over-the-counter supplements and inadvertent doping.
Oxygen consumption, standardized to mussel live mass (wet tissue + shell), was assumed to be linear across the measurement period.
In the second study, Brazilian researchers found that neural cells derived from induced pluripotent stem cells generated from skin fibroblasts of a schizophrenic patient show extra oxygen consumption and elevated levels of "reactive oxygen species.
In the laboratory we find that heart rate correlates very well with oxygen consumption through very high levels of exertion.
The efficiency of oxygen consumption in fish is directly related to their metabolic processes, with which they synthesize body ingredients to produce physical energy.