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- ‘As with other protein products, predigesting proteins facilitate absorption in the gastrointestinal tract, thus making the amino acids more bioavailable.’
- ‘Highly bioavailable oral antibiotics can be used in most mild and in many moderate infections, including some cases of osteomyelitis.’
- ‘It is not surprising that such complex species are not readily bioavailable, and are therefore not toxic.’
- ‘Although breast milk is low in iron content, about 50 percent of the iron is bioavailable to the infant.’
- ‘Vancomycin is poorly bioavailable when administered orally, and for systemic infections the intravenous route is used.’
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