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What does ug stand for?

ug stands for Microgram (µg is more correct)

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In it, EPA proposed a standard that would allow 12 micrograms of particulate matter per cubic meter and would retain the 24-hour reading at 35 micrograms per cubic meter.
NYSE: FRX) today announced positive top-line results of ATTAIN, a six month double-blind placebo-controlled pivotal Phase III study comparing the efficacy and safety of inhaled aclidinium bromide 200 micrograms and 400 micrograms twice daily (BID) versus placebo, in 828 patients with moderate to severe COPD.
While the Chinese government believed that Beijing's air quality would be above World Health Organization standards during the Olympics, () the day before the games, the British Broadcasting Company reported that particulate matter 10 registered at "191 micrograms per cubic metre.
In particular, women who could become pregnant should take 400 micrograms of folic acid every day to reduce the risk of neural tube birth defects like spina bifida.
Fine particulates in smoke blowing in from the 17-day-old Day Fire in Ventura County topped more than 130 micrograms per cubic meter in early afternoon, according to monitoring by the Antelope Valley Air Pollution Control District, which issued a health advisory warning people to stay indoors and limit prolonged exertion.