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English term or phrase:mouse units (medical)
Spanish translation:unidades de ratón
Entered by: Juan R. Migoya
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11:24 Dec 24, 2003
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Medical / clinical trial
English term or phrase: mouse units
A total dose of 200 mouse units of botulinum A toxin was injected.
Marva
Local time: 12:55
unidades de ratón
Explanation:
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"Although doses are quoted in mouse units (which is the amount of toxin that kills 50% of a group of 18-20 g female Swiss-Webster mice), implying some standardisation, Botox seems to be more potent."

"La potencia de la toxina comercial se mide mediante un ensayo en el ratón en que una unidad de BTX es equivalente a la LD-50 (dosis letal para 50% de un grupo de ratones Swiss-Webster).34,35 La LD-50 de la BTX en el mico es aproximadamente de 39 unidades/kg/peso corporal."

Un saludo.
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Juan R. Migoya
Local time: 16:55
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Muchas gracias!!
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unidades de ratón


Explanation:
Comparar textos en las respectivas referencias:

"Although doses are quoted in mouse units (which is the amount of toxin that kills 50% of a group of 18-20 g female Swiss-Webster mice), implying some standardisation, Botox seems to be more potent."

"La potencia de la toxina comercial se mide mediante un ensayo en el ratón en que una unidad de BTX es equivalente a la LD-50 (dosis letal para 50% de un grupo de ratones Swiss-Webster).34,35 La LD-50 de la BTX en el mico es aproximadamente de 39 unidades/kg/peso corporal."

Un saludo.


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    Reference: http://www.medilegis.com/BancoConocimiento/T/Tribuna101n6ped...
Juan R. Migoya
Local time: 16:55
Native speaker of: Spanish
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Muchas gracias!!

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