precursor


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one that indicates or announces someone or something to come

one that precedes, as in time

Synonyms for precursor

a substance from which another substance is formed (especially by a metabolic reaction)

a person who goes before or announces the coming of another

something that precedes and indicates the approach of something or someone

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Maj-Gen Rahman Rafi said the forum chose the issue of precursors and essential chemicals in the light of the increasing global demand and the rise in consumption of synthetic drugs, which are closely associated with the precursor chemicals.
By taking control of Fisipe, SGL will receive an additional source of raw materials to make other types of precursor.
Blackmond, a team of researchers with the Scripps Research Institute, shows how the precursors to RNA could have formed on Earth before any life existed.
One in 15 neonates in a large, retrospective, observational study was delivered at 34-36 weeks' gestation for potentially avoidable or elective precursors for late preterm delivery, and those deliveries were associated with greater risk of neonatal morbidity and mortality than were deliveries at or after 37 weeks for the same indications.
The 1988 United Nations Convention against Illicit Traffic of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances deals directly with drug precursor control and its related crimes, including money laundering, and most of the treaty's 184 signatories have since enacted laws to reflect the convention's stipulations.
And the sixth and last precursor Borges adduces is perhaps the opposite of this.
Inhibition of endogenous Ach degradation through ChE inhibitors and precursor loading were treatments more largely investigated in clinical trials.
The ascorbic acid precursor is preferably D-glucose, L-galactose, L-galactono-1,4-lactone, or L-gulono-1,4-lactone.
Most of the book (about 60 pages) is devoted to annexes of tables showing seizures of chemical precursors, annual legitimate requirements for various chemicals, use of scheduled substances in the illicit manufacture of drugs, licit uses of substances, and treaty provisions for control of precursor substances.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) methods allow for the use of a known and immediate precursor (the choice of immediate precursor is based on practice of using the highest no observed adverse effect level (NOAEL) of the critical effect and is codified in several places (e.
These so-called precursor events can in hindsight seem so conspicuous that it is hard to understand why they were not recognized and acted on.
After the precursor phenyl-2-propanone was restricted in 1980, traffickers switched to ephedrine; when large quantities of ephedrine became harder to come by in the late '90s, they switched to pseudoephedrine.
Cleavage of the HA0 precursor in LPAI viruses is catalyzed only by trypsin and trypsinlike host proteases restricting virus replication to locations where these proteases are found, namely, respiratory and intestinal tracts.
To make the glassy shapes, the researchers extracted DNA from the bacterium Escherichia coli and mixed it in a test tube with silica-containing precursor molecules.
Tel Aviv, Israel, announced it has identified the optimal gestational "window" to procure and dissect embryonic tissue in pigs to differentiate between teratoma (tumor which is made up of a heterogeneous mixture of tissues, as of bone, cartilage and muscle) producing tissue as opposed to precursor tissue which leads to heart, liver and pancreas development without teratoma.