A fish subjected to observation and trial usually with an agent or procedure that is under study.
thiamin [thi uh mun]
Also called vitamin B1. Cells must have Thiamin in order to convert carbohydrates into energy. Thiamin is also required for the normal functioning of the nervous system and cell reproduction.
tissue [tish you]
A cluster or group of cells of a particular kind, that has a specific function.
toxins [tox ens]
Substances that are irritants or poisons to living things.
trans Fat [ tranz fat]
Vegetable oil that has been treated with hydrogen to make it more solid and to keep it from spoiling. Studies have shown that a diet high in trans fat may increase the risk of atherosclerosis and heart disease.
triglycerides [try gli ser ides]
A kind of fat carried through the bloodstream to provide energy to the cells. The majority of fat in the body is in the form of triglycerides. High triglyceride levels may be a sign of a high cholesterol.
tumor suppressor genes
genes that inhibit tumors, includes genes that cause cells to die when they are damaged.