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muscular diaphragm that controls the size of the pupil which in turn controls the amount of light that enters the eye

diaphragm consisting of thin overlapping plates that can be adjusted to change the diameter of a central opening

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It is the minority of men who get prostate cancer, and all men produce DHT naturally.
Proposed DHT unit will be installed in existing tank farm area comprising of tanks 501, 502, 503, 504 & 508.
Four of them had DHT measured by RIA in an overseas laboratory, with 2 reaching the diagnostic cutoff of 5ARD after hCG stimulation (patients 4 and 13).
After testosterone is converted to DHT, DHT is in turn normally metabolized into a relatively smaller quantity of 5 [alpha] -androstane-3 [alpha], 17 [beta] -diol (abbreviated as 3 [alpha] -Adiol), and a usually larger amount of 5 [alpha] -androstane-3 [beta], 17 [beta] -diol (abbreviated as 3 [beta] -Adiol).
Until the second refinery is operational, the DHT unit will run at 50 per cent of its designed capacity.
As these individuals were all able to produce DHT from testosterone, multiple attempts to diagnose the cause of their symptoms had failed.
The HPLC-MS/MS chromatogram of a reaction mixture showed the identification of DHT and the IS [sup.
For instance, they multiply faster when exposed to testosterone, the primar y male sex hormone, or to DHT, a far more potent analog that the body produces from testosterone.
In over 95% cases, hair loss in men and women is caused as an outcome of the DHT hormone.
New York Stock Exchange-listed, DHT Holdings has confirmed additional three VLCC newbuildings at Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) at a cost of around $291.
They found that two of the genes were mutated only in the three affected individuals, suggesting they were unable to make DHT using this pathway.
DHT is 3-10 times more potent than testosterone in activating AR-regulated downstream events (Martin and Coffey 1998).
The results of the three-month clinical trial showed a decrease of DHT levels in four out of five subjects, indicating a rise in total testosterone.
To estimate the activity of 5[alpha]-reductase, which catalyzes the conversion of testosterone to DHT, testosterone and DHT have been quantified in biological samples (2-4).