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- n. A unit of mass equal to 0.000 000 000 000 001 grams. Symbol: fg
The scale can now measure living cells and nanoparticles down to a femtogram, or about the weight of an E. coli bacterium.
The mass of the cell can be calculated from that change in frequency, with a resolution as low as a femtogram (10-15 grams).
Jurcic K. "In vitro stimulation of human granulocytes and lymphocytes by pico - and femtogram quantities of cytostatic agents".
It’s extraordinarily frugal, consuming less than a femtogram of material.
NADiA combines immunoassay and real-time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR methodologies, or Immuno-PCR, with the potential to detect proteins with femtogram/milliliter sensitivity (10
If 1 femtogram = 1 x 10-15 a) 0.05 moles of lead grams, calculate the number of carbon b) 8 moles of helium atoms in their speck. c) 1.5 moles of copper d) 0.0036 moles of magnesium 5.