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Principle

A fundamental, well-settled Rule of Law . A basic truth or undisputed legal doctrine; a given legal proposition that is clear and does not need to be proved.

A principle provides a foundation for the development of other laws and regulations.

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The active principle, God, nature, and fate for the Early Stoics constitute different aspects of one and the same reality.
New trends in the separation of active principles from plants.
In agreement with the results of the analytical determination of the active principle valsartan in the plasma in 15 volunteers subjects, the results of the statistical and pharmacokinetic analysis for the comparison, the referenced guides and regulations that describe to the limits of acceptance of bioequivalence between drugs and the fulfillment of the objectives for this study, concludes the bioequivalence between products A or product in test and product B, or of reference.
The results obtained from the present research allowed us to detect, in a simple cellular model, the activity of extracts from promising species which are now good candidates to pursue bioactivity-guided fractionation and purification of the active principles.
It is well-documented that its main active principles are terpenoids, specially sesquiterpenoids (Hikino et al., 1968; Shiobara et al., 1985; Ma et al., 1995; Syu et al., 1998), which also are produced by cultured cells (Sakui et al., 1992).
Because some website says the active principle in garlic, allicin, has anti-fungal activity?
Over the millennia the masculine, active principle in the Western world has ensured scientific, technological and economic development and prosperity.