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bioactive

 [bi″o-ak´tiv]
having an effect on or eliciting a response from living tissue.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.
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bioactive

(bī′ō-ăk′tĭv)
adj.
Of or relating to a substance that has an effect on living tissue.
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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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Bending strength and Compressive strength of bioactive glass samples was measured by a universal testing machine.
It seems, at least in vitro, that catechins in green tea, and theaflavins and thearubigins in black tea are the bioactive compounds responsible for the physiological effects and health benefits of tea.
Dr Dobretsov's research team has extracted and purified bioactive compounds using different chromatography methods and instruments, in cooperation with scientists from Germany and the United States.
"Combining this expertise with our capabilities with bioactive glass has resulted in several new product launches over the last few months with more new products in development."
There is sufficient evidence to recommend eating foods sources which are rich in bioactive compounds say nutritionists.
Citation: "Bioactive Silicate Nanoplatelets for Osteogenic Differentiation of Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells"; Akhilesh K.
To overcome this pore size limitation, our group successfully prepared hierarchically structured three-dimensionally ordered macroporous (3DOM) by the sol-gel method using a block-copolymer and polymer colloidal crystals as dual templates, which can generate either three-dimensionally ordered macroporous structures or shaped bioactive glass nanoparticles.
"While I have been trained as a molecular toxicologist, I am excited about the opportunities to deliver bioactive, cancer fighting compounds with food, and this has led to my focus now primarily on the multiple drug-like characteristics of rice bran," said Elizabeth P.
A Phytochemicals are bioactive compounds found in plants that confer many benefits when consumed as part of a regular diet, including eye protection from age-related macular degeneration and protection against atherosclerosis (plaque buildup in the arteries).
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Bioactive peptides; applications for improving nutrition and health.