WARBURG EFFECT (Oncology) Compared to healthy cells tumors ferment massive amounts of glucose to lactate - even in the presence of oxygen (aerobic glycolysis)
WASTING DISEASE A disease that is characterized by a decrease in the amount of certain tissues or organs; a pathological condition in which there is atrophy
WATER PROOF FABRICS Water repellent fabrics generally have open pores and are permeable to air and water vapor. Waterproofing involves filling the pores in the fabric with a substance impermeable to water, and usually to air as well.
WATER REPELLENT FABRICS generally have open pores and are permeable to air and water vapor.
WEBINARS http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Web_conferencing
WESTERN BLOTTING Electrophoresis & Immunological Detection
WHEY The remaining liquid contg. soluble proteins & lactose after curd sepn. in cheese mfg.
WHOLE GENOME SHOTGUN SEQUENCING random pieces of DNA generated by fragmenting an entire genome are analyzed, and software is then used to reconstruct the original sequence from the resulting data.
WILKINSON'S CATALYST ChloroTris(TriPhenylPhosphine)Rhodium, was 1st homogeneous catalyst to allow hydrogenation of alkenes at room Temp. & Pressure
WILSON'S DISEASE A genetically inherited metabolic defect in humans that is due to a deficiency of ceruloplasmin, resulting in an increase in the level of Cu in the brain & liver leading to dementia & muscle control loss
WIRING HARNESS An array of insulated conductors bound together by lacing cord, metal bands, or other binding, in an arrangement suitable for use only in specific equipment for which the harness was designed; it may include terminations