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in·ac·ti·vate

(in-ak'ti-vāt),
To destroy the biologic activity or the effects of an agent or substance, as the activity of complement is destroyed when serum is heated.

in·ac·ti·vate

(in-ak'ti-vāt)
To destroy the biologic activity or the effects of an agent or substance.

in·ac·ti·vate

(in-ak'ti-vāt)
To destroy the biologic activity or the effects of an agent.
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Because of the extreme pressure stability of some food-quality enzymes, it might be necessary to use combined processes (pressure and temperature) to inactivate enzymes at industrially relevant pressures.
But he cautions that neither group has proven that XIST inactivates X chromosomes.
Because lipid A is essentially the same among most species of gram-negative bacteria, drug companies initially sought ways to inactivate it as a possible means of treating sepsis syndrome.
If they need more [gene product], they try to duplicate many copies of that particular gene or they inactivate a gene that's blocking production of the needed product.
Medline has introduced the Curad [R] BioMask [TM], an FDA cleared antiviral face mask that inactivates flu viruses.
professor of pediatrics at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, has found that a solution containing one part chlorine beach to 20 parts water wash effectively inactivates, but not eliminates, many common household allergens, such as dust mites and cockroach secretions.
In the test tube, bergamottin inactivates cytochrome P450 3A4, a digestive enzyme that metabolizes many drugs, ranging from antihistamines to medications for high blood pressure (SN: 5/24/97, p.
In its latest report, Garavito's team used X-ray crystallography to show exactly how bromo-aspirin, a slight variation of the pure form, binds to and inactivates PGHS-1.