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post #5 of (permalink) Old 04-05-2009, 01:56 AM
Chinchi
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A commin test is the LD 50 (Lethal Dose).
This is used on all sorts of animals, but mostly invertebrates as far as I know.
You simply apply toxins to the animals, until 50% dies, and then you can make some statistics on how bad the toxin is.

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