ammonia

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Synonyms for ammonia

a water solution of ammonia

a pungent gas compounded of nitrogen and hydrogen (NH3)

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As expected, SYNB1020 did not lower blood ammonia levels in these healthy individuals who had normal blood ammonia levels at baseline.
On one hand, it can eliminate blood ammonia, inflammatory factors, and other toxic substances, (10) in addition to restoring the function of damaged endothelial cells in patients with pyaemia to alleviate the severity of the illness, and maintain water electrolyte and acid-base balance.
Patients who showed no signs of or slow recovery from encephalopathic symptoms were treated mostly with L-carnitine 100mg/kg/day for 10 days to reduce blood ammonia levels.
When toxins reach the central nervous system, this condition can result in symptoms ranging in severity from mild cerebral function deficits to coma and characterized by disruption in sleep patterns, changes in personality and intellectual capacity, high blood ammonia levels, altered neuromuscular activity and electroencephalogram (EEG) abnormalities.
Blood ammonia levels above 200 mcg/dL are associated with cerebral herniation.
However, according to a 2005 review of 15 studies, rifaximin was at least as effective as lactulose and neomycin in improving neurologic symptoms and reducing blood ammonia levels (Rev.
In general, implantation of a new liver results in normalization of blood ammonia concentrations as well as in significant improvements in cognitive function in these patients (Arria et al.
Among the most serious allegations against the Penn program was that Gelsinger never should have been treated because his blood ammonia levels were too high the day before he received an infusion of corrective genes.
He also attempted to measure blood ammonia and introduced Jaffe's alkaline picrate method for creatinine.