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Synonyms for hydropathy

the internal and external use of water in the treatment of disease

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Tests also include different size of submatrices (4x4, 6x6, 8x8, 10x10 y 12x12), number of models (10, 20, 30, 40, y 50), and three physicochemical properties (Alpha helix propension, Hydropathy index, and pK (-COOH) index).
The effect of the mutation on protein hydropathy was investigated using Kyte-Doolittle algorithm.
Deduced amino acid sequences and hydropathy plots were considerably similar among these species, indicating the close resemblance in the tertiary structure of bindin proteins.
A broadly based, internationally oriented and politically multivalent faction, medical holists included both non-licensed outsiders of the medical profession, espousing alternative healing systems like naturopathy, homeopathy, hydropathy or chiropractic, and reform-minded university-trained and licensed physicians who to some extent adopted the discourse and viewpoints of the natural therapy movement.
Both were fervent devotees of the new medical movement of hydropathy (or hydrotherapy) pioneered by Victor Priessnitz in Silesia, in modern-day Poland.
The instability index, aliphatic index, grand average hydropathy (GRAVY), molecular weight and the half life of these proteins were calculated.
Hydropathy plot of porcine GLUT2 (Figure 3) showed that the distribution pattern of its hydrophobic and presumed membrane spanning (TM) segments are similar to the proposed secondary structure of GLUTs, a 12-helix model (Figure 2).
Dr Thomas Meikle, a fan of hydropathy, founded the institution in 1868 to promote a lifestyle containing strong moral and dietary fibre.
Hydrotherapy, which was once known as hydropathy, or the water cure, was first documented in the fifth century BC by the Greek physician Hippocrates, widely considered 'the Father of Medicine'.
A hydropathy plot does not show any stretches of hydrophobic amino acids.
His treatment attempts (chloride of gold, phosphate of zinc, strychnine, nitrate of silver, hydropathy, belladone, arsenic, ergot of rye, bromide of potassium, galvanic and faradic stimulation) were of poor value.
The first transmembrane domain prediction methods still widely used exploit Kyte's & Doolittle's (Kyte & Doolittle 1982) hydropathy index.
When two of Jacob's grandchildren moved to New York and became involved in Fourierian socialism, feminism, hydropathy, free love, and other activities, their southern relatives, Christian and Jewish alike, found them to be outrageously radical and dangerous because they went counter to their belief in middle-class respectability.
1880 there were books displaying a depth of interest in hydropathy and health care.