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Postby jey73723308 » Wed Apr 14, 2004 2:05 pm

jey73723308 wrote:Sorry knight i made a type there i didnt mean 4.5 i meant to put a comma there so it is 4,5,and 6 Ius to MGs thanks alot!
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Re: IU-MG

Postby Knight » Wed Apr 14, 2004 7:20 pm

jey73723308 wrote:Sorry knight i made a type there i didnt mean 4.5 i meant to put a comma there so it is 4,5,and 6 Ius to MGs thanks alot!
Not without knowing what the item that is being measured in IU's is.

An international unit (IU) is an internationally accepted amount of a substance. This type of measure is used for the fat-soluble vitamins (such as vitamins A, D and E) and certain hormones, enzymes, and biologicals (such as vaccines).

The definition of an international unit (IU) is generally arbitrary, technical, and eminently forgettable. For example, an IU of vitamin E is the specific biological activity of 0.671 milligrams of d-alpha-tocopherol.

The original purpose for the IU was intended for use as a means of standardizing measures. All international units are officially defined by the International Conference for Unification of Formulae
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Postby castillo2war » Mon Aug 11, 2008 7:10 am

Is IU the same as µ?
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