Potency may refer to:

  • Potency (pharmacology), a measure of the activity of a drug in a biological system
  • Virility
  • Potency (stem cell) is a measure of the differentiation potential of stem cells
  • In homeopathy, potency is a measure of how dilute a substance is

Other articles related to "potency":

List Of Misconceptions About Illegal Drugs - Cannabis - Marijuana Today Is 10–20 Times More Potent Than in The Past
... Although potency levels have risen in several countries (such as the US and UK), the actual increases have been much more modest (almost threefold from 1982 to 2007 in the ... Furthermore, potency of seized samples was not tested before 1971, leaves were not distinguished from buds by testers at first, and samples from before the early 1980s (when testing and storage ... Some versions of this legend claim the potency change is due to "genetic modification," a term which often evokes fear in the popular consciousness, but there is no ...
Protein Nitrogen Unit
... The protein nitrogen unit (PNU) measures the potency of the compounds used in allergy skin tests, and is equivalent to 0.01 microgram (µg) of phosphotungstic acid-precipitable protein nitrogen ... Unfortunately, the potency measurements depend on the technique of measurement used, so results of one manufacturer are not comparable to those of another manufacturer ... (BAU), which are measured by actual skin testing using reference preparations of standard potency ...
Salvia Divinorum - Chemistry - Potency
... Salvinorin's potency should not be confused with toxicity ... Rodents chronically exposed to dosages many times greater than those to which humans are exposed show no signs of organ damage ...
... Etonitazene is a potent analgesic drug shown to be approximately 1000–1500x the potency of morphine in animal models but only 60x morphine in man ... However, clonitazene itself has only 3x the potency of morphine.) ... Other analogues of considerable potency are as follows Drug name R Analgesic Potency (Morphine = 1) Etonitazene ethoxy 1000 Clonitazene chlorine 3 Nitazene hydrogen 2 methyl 10 ethyl 30 propyl 50 tert-butyl 2 ...

Famous quotes containing the word potency:

    The horse, the horse! The symbol of surging potency and power of movement, of action, in man.
    —D.H. (David Herbert)

    Mental violence has no potency and injures only the person whose thoughts are violent. It is otherwise with mental non-violence. It has potency which the world does not yet know.
    Mohandas K. Gandhi (1869–1948)

    He tries by a peculiar speech to speak
    The peculiar potency of the general,
    To compound the imagination’s Latin with
    The lingua franca et jocundissima.
    Wallace Stevens (1879–1955)