boron


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  • noun

Synonyms for boron

a trivalent metalloid element

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Adequate boron levels are associated with a 64% reduced risk of prostate cancer, (3) but obtaining protective levels of boron from food alone is difficult.
The forth chapter deals with boron trifluoride market trends review, distinguish boron trifluoride manufacturers and suppliers.
The article noted in passing that it was still not known which of the various permutations of boron would be stable at room temperature and pressure.
2 percent of world's boron reserves, whereas the US ranks third with 6.
Scientists who have shot atoms of the element gallium at the gem (after hours, when museum-goers had gone home) in order to gaze deeply into its molecular makeup, found boron levels in the Hope Diamond as high as eight parts per million, the New York Times reported recently.
Results obtained from the studies with boron over the past three decades show substantial inconsistencies, since supplemental boron has promoted broiler performance in several trials (Rossi et al.
While some boron loss is inevitable under these circumstances, the amounts remain largely unknown, and it is unclear if these losses would result in levels below the protective threshold (Williams and Amburgey 1987).
Given the inertness of magnesium towards boron nitride, it was expected that the optimal application condition determined with aluminum would hold true for magnesium alloys.
For Muroc's other Boron seat, incumbent Diane Boroff, who was the only one to file, will keep her seat.
WHO in its guidelines calls for keeping the boron levels in drinking water to 0.
Boron-doped SWNTs were prepared by pulsed laser vaporization of carbon targets containing boron with concentrations ranging between 0.
Application: Initial testing shows that mills may benefit from boron to debottleneck the caustication segment of their recovery boiler operations.
Boron neutron-capture therapy (BNCT) [6] is an experimental binary radiotherapy in which a tumor-localizing, boronated carrier drug is allowed to accumulate in cancerous tissue before neutron irradiation.
Among the most commonly used heat-conductive additives are graphite carbon fibers and ceramics such as aluminum nitride and boron nitride.
A statistical analysis confirmed the correlation between high levels of boron in groundwater and a higher percentage of shale bedrock.