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bioactive

 [bi″o-ak´tiv]
having an effect on or eliciting a response from living tissue.

bi·o·ac·tive

(bī'ō-ăk'tiv),
Referring to a substance that can be acted on by a living organism or by an extract from a living organism.

bioactive

(bī′ō-ăk′tĭv)
adj.
Of or relating to a substance that has an effect on living tissue.

bi·o·ac·tive

(bī'ō-ak'tiv)
Referring to a substance that can be acted on by a living organism or by an extract from a living organism.
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In continuation of our interest in biological application of various synthetic compounds [21-27], we investigated the effect of ferrocene and transition metals on the biological activity of Schiff bases.
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All these compounds containing 1, 2, 3-triazole moiety is more active and plays a prominent role in biological activity. The structures of all the compounds were confirmed by IR, PMR & MS spectral data, and were further supported by correct elemental analysis (experimental part).
The oxidation of methionine is of particular interest as it has been shown to occur in a wide variety of proteins and often reduces or eliminates biological activity. As preliminary results, the relative effects on four sites of methionine oxidation by hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) and comparison of oxidation stability effects on those of each mutated methionine to alanine, glycine, isoleucine, or leucine has been determined.
Researchers at the Carnegie Institution find that the mineral kingdom has "co-evolved" with life, and that up to two-thirds of the 4,000 known minerals on Earth today can be directly or indirectly linked to biological activity.
Though phenylpropanoids are also found in many other plants, the chemical structure and biological activity of those obtained from Pimpinella have proved to be unique.
With the aid of the TNF receptor or fragments thereof or with the aid of suitable host organisms transformed with recombinant DNA molecules containing the DNA which codes for the TNF receptor or fragments or modifications thereof, it is possible to investigate substances for their interaction with the TNF receptor and/or for their effect on the biological activity of TNF.
The study will enrol 54 patients with cancers known to over express Hsp27 to evaluate the safety, pharmacokinetics and biological activity of OGX-427 alone and in combination with docetaxel.