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What does L/D stand for?

L/D stands for Lethal Dose


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The study reveals that a drug that inhibits a molecule called prostaglandin E2 (PGE2) increases survival rates in mice infected with a lethal dose of the H1N1 flu virus.
Prosecutors say he acted with "gross negligence" and gave Jackson a lethal dose of the sedative, which caused his death in June 2009 aged 50.
In this assay, mice that receive an intraperitoneal injection containing a sample with more than a minimum lethal dose show symptoms of botulinum intoxication and die.
The objectives of this study were to determine the lethal dose range for NaCl in a representative passerine species (house sparrow [Passer domesticus]); to determine the clinical, physiologic, and pathologic effects of sublethal and lethal oral NaCl exposure; and to assess the potential for recovery after exposure to granular salt or highly concentrated salt solutions.
The technology utilizes AIST's proprietary carbohydrate ligand to detect even 15ng of ricin, 1/10,000 the amount of lethal dose, in just 10 minutes, and, with combined use of three synthesized sugar derivatives fixed on a toxin sensor chip, identifies RCA60 and RCA120, similarly structured recin agglutinin.