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Definition of the noun paba

What does paba mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. a metabolic acid found in yeast and liver cells; used to make dyes and drugs and sun blockers
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • synonym of PABA: para aminobenzoic acid
    • more generic word: acid = any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt
    • substance of: sun blocker / sunblock / sunscreen = a cream spread on the skin

Place

Paba a.k.a. Barter Island LRRS Airport is a public/military airport located near the city of Kaktovik on Barter Island, in the North Slope Borough, located 312 miles east of Point Barrow, Alaska. The airport is owned by the North Slope Borough. It is also known as Barter Island Airport or Kaktovik Airport. The acronym LRRS stands for Long Range Radar Site or Long Range Radar Station.

Miscellanea

  1. pabA is a gene.
  2. PABA is a website.
    • also known as Airport Code PABA, Barter Island LRRS, PABA Airport Code
  3. pabA is a genomic locus.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for PABA

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Google previewContact & Occupational Dermatology (2016)

by James G Marks Jr, Vincent A DeLeo

Clinical Aspects PABA is an excellent absorber of radiation in the UVB range. Recognition of this fact in the...

Google previewDiamino Amino Acids—Advances in Research and Application: 2013 Edition (2013)

“##STROOOO4## “PABA is an acronym representing Para-Amino Benzoic Acid and is depicted graphically In Structure IV.

Owing to the para orientation between the carboxylic acid moiety and the amino group, PABA is a strong hydrogen ...

Google previewNutrition, Concepts and Controversies (2016)

by CTI Reviews

PABA is a white grey crystalline substance that is only slightly soluble in water. It consists of a benzene ring substituted with an amino group and a carboxyl ...

Google previewUnderstanding Normal and Clinical Nutrition (2016)

Medicine, Nutrition by CTI Reviews

PABA is a white grey crystalline substance that is only slightly soluble in water. It consists of a benzene ring substituted with an amino group and a carboxyl ...

Google previewOrganic Chemistry (2016)

Chemistry, Organic chemistry by CTI Reviews

PABA is a white grey crystalline substance ...

Google previewIntroduction to General, Organic and Biochemistry (2016)

by CTI Reviews

PABA is a white grey crystalline substance that is only slightly ...

Google previewLab Experiments for Organic and Biochemistry (2016)

by CTI Reviews

PABA is a white grey crystalline substance that is only slightly ...

Google previewOperational Organic Chemistry, A Problem-Solving Approach to the Laboratory Course (2016)

by CTI Reviews

PABA is a white greycrystallinesubstance that is only slightly soluble in water. It consists of a benzene ring substituted with an amino ...

Google previewIntroduction to Organic and Biochemistry (2016)

Chemistry, Organic chemistry by CTI Reviews

PABA is a white greycrystallinesubstance that is only slightly soluble in water. It consists of a benzene ring substituted with an amino ...

Google previewThe Naked Truth about Holistic Health (2010)

by Nemmsaiu Amen-Sebek

PABA is a B vitamin that protects you against UVB wavelengths of the sun Biotin is under a lot of research, it is needed to maintain the functioning of certain enzymes, and very hard to test for a deficiency. Choline is being studied for improving ...

Google previewNursing Practice (2014)

Knowledge and Care by Ian Peate, Karen Wild, Muralitharan Nair

They manufacture folic acid by using a compound called para-aminobenzoic acid (PABA). PABA is a B complex vitamin that is synthesised by intestinal bacteria. PABA assists friendly bacteria to produce folic acid. Bacteria need to use this folic ...

Google previewAkita, Treasure of Japan

by Barbara Bouyet

PABA (Paraaminobenzoic Acid) PABA is the abbreviation for paraaminobenzoic acid, a compound that is an essential nutrient for microorganisms and some animals— including dogs. Because PABA is not essential for humans limited ...

Google previewTextbook of Cosmetic Dermatology, Fourth Edition (2010)

by Robert Baran, Howard Maibach

Although PABA is an effective sunscreen with maximum peak absorption at 283 nm, concerns of in vitro carcinogenicity with unclear biologic or clinical significance, and the inconvenience of staining of clothes have limited its use. Padimate O ...

Google previewPharmacology and Therapeutics for Dentistry (2016)

by Frank J. Dowd, Bart Johnson, Angelo Mariotti

PABA is a breakdown product of the ester local anesthetics, and it is the most likely antigen when an allergy occurs after its administration. Since all esters produce PABA, an allergy to one ester local anesthetic rules out the use of allesters.

Google previewThe New Encyclopedia of Vitamins, Minerals, Supplements, & Herbs (1999)

How They Are Best Used to Promote Health and Well Being by Nicola Reavley

Para-aminobenzoic acid (PABA) is a member of the B complex and is part of the folic acid molecule. It is synthesized by intestinal bacteria. What it does in the body PABA may be important for skin, hair and intestinal health. Deficiency No ...

Google previewSkin Care and Cosmetic Ingredients Dictionary (2014)

by M. Varinia Michalun, Joseph C. DiNardo

PABA—also known as p-aminobenzoic acid. It is a sunscreen chemical with an approved usage level of 5 to 15 percent. It is found to be irritating to sensitive skin , has the potential to cause sensitization, and is considered too water soluble.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Nutrition and Good Health (2003)

by Robert A. Ronzio

PABA (para-aminobenzoic acid) A bacterial growth promoter. Bacteria use PABA to manufacture FOLIC ACID. In humans and animals, folacin is a B VITAMIN required for cell multiplication and growth; humans cannot convert PABA to folacin, ...

Google previewNorthern Paiute–Bannock Dictionary (2012)

by Sven Liljeblad, Catherine S Fowler, Glenda Powell

paba (big); pabahuupi (Snake River); pasiinulyu nahukwa (Snake River); tuu7agaidika'a (Snake River Bannocks). pabahuupi ...

Google previewBenders’ Dictionary of Nutrition and Food Technology (2006)

by D A Bender

para-amino benzoic acid (PABA) Essential growth factor for micro-organisms. It forms part of the molecule of folic acid and is therefore required for the synthesis of this vitamin. Mammals cannot synthesise folic ...

Google previewDictionary of Healthful Food Terms (1997)

by Bev Bennett, Virginia Van Vynckt, Carolyn E. Moore

para-amlno benzole acid (PABA) [PAR-uh uh-MEE-noh ben- ZOH-ik] A constituent of FOLATE; called a pseudovitamin by some. Although PABA is ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Alternative & Complementary Medicine (2010)

Subjective health care viewed with an objective eye by Joseph Segen

See Herbal medicine paper birch White birch, see there, Betula alba papoose root Blue cohosh, see there, Caulophyllum thalictroides paraamino benzoic acid PABA, vitamin Bx Alternative nutrition A provitamin for certain bacteria, which is ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Cancer and Society (2015)

by Graham A. Colditz

B10, or para-aminobenzoic acid (PABA), is found in liver, ...

Google previewAn Irish-English Dictionary (1832)

by John O'Brien

length of time, or the extent of ony thing; ca pab, how long; pab 5 j-jn, long ago ; pab uab, far off; paba...

paba, long, tall. paba jab, or pabu jab, a lengthening or prolonging ; also a ...

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Scrabble value of P3A1B3A1

The value of this 4-letter word is 8 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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