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GOLD. A metal used in making money, or coin. It is pure when the metal is unmixed with any other. Standard gold, is gold mixed with some other metal, called alloy. Vide Money.

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In the present study, reported in the April ANNALS OF INTERNAL MEDICINE, 24 arthritis patients for whom gold compounds and penicillamine treatments had failed were given--over six weeks-- either high-dose (2,000 rad) or low-dose (200 rad) total lymphoid irradiation.
Washington, October 8 (ANI): Australian scientists have found that the bacterium Cupriavidus metallidurans catalyses the biomineralisation of gold by transforming toxic gold compounds to their metallic form using active cellular mechanism.