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For the nonreversible and total heat flow, an increase was observed (P<0.05) on [T.sub.o] and [DELTA]H in the post-ripening stage compared with prefermentation stage (Table 2).
Noticeably, we should suppress the fragment and cluster cooperation when there is a need to increase stability of the disintegrating medium and to the contrary, support and promote the self-organization to activate disintegration, nonreversible movement, and minimize energy consumption.
In this model the simplification PV(SoC, I) [approximately equal to] k x 1 is made, for a constant k that is learnt from data; thus the nonreversible energy losses are proportional to the square of the current.
With respect to hypoperfusion, the point at which reduced cerebral blood flow results in functional deficiencies or is indicative of a nonreversible state is unknown.
The study included patients meeting the inclusion criteria: aged over 40, had smoking history of [greater than or equal to] 10 pack-years, showed nonreversible postbronchodilator airflow obstruction ([FEV.sub.1] < 80%, >30%; [FEV.sub.1]/FVC < 70%), clinical history focused on respiratory symptoms of COPD exacerbation, such as cough frequency and sputum characteristics, and administration of the modified Medical Research Council (mMRC) questionnaire for the assessment of dyspnoea severity.
Definitive nonreversible thermal ablation is performed only after temporary tremor reduction when the patient reports no adverse effect.
It is characterized by a progressive degeneration of articular cartilage and nonreversible replacement of this cartilage with nonfunctional fibrocartilage.
The key molecular basis of the long-term diabetic complications is the protein glycation which occurs in the body in accelerated rates under chronic hyperglycemic conditions forming nonreversible advanced glycated end-products (AGEs).
For this assay [Ca.sup.2+] stores were depleted with thapsigargin (TG), a specific nonreversible inhibitor of the sarcoplasmic reticulum [Ca.sup.2+] ATPase (SERCA) that blocks store refilling and leads to store depletion due to an ill-defined continuous [Ca.sup.2+] leak from the ER.
Moreover, these ERVs remained active not only in later stages of embryogenesis but also into postnatal stages, suggesting that their activation is nonreversible.
COPD is an umbrella term to describe progressive lung diseases: emphysema, chronic bronchitis, refractory (nonreversible) asthma, and some forms of bronchiectasis.
Kastenbaum (2003:204) writes, "As an event, death occurs at a particular time and place and in a particular way." Again, he avers, "Death is the nonreversible condition in which an organism is incapable of carrying out the vital functions of life" (Kastenbaum, 2003:224).