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de·na·tured

(dē-nā'tyūrd),
1. Made unnatural or changed from the normal in any of its characteristics; often applied to proteins or nucleic acids heated or otherwise treated to the point where tertiary structural characteristics are altered.
2. Adulterated, as by addition of methanol to ethanol.

de·na·tured

(dē-nā'chŭrd)
1. Made unnatural or changed from the normal; often applied to proteins or nucleic acids heated or otherwise treated to the point where tertiary structural characteristics are altered.
2. Adulterated, as by addition of methanol to ethanol.

denature

(dē-nā′chŭr) [ de- + nature]
1. In chemistry, to change the qualities of a substance, esp. to make alcohol (ethyl alcohol) unfit to drink by adding an unpleasant ingredient, e.g. methanol.
2. In biochemistry, to make a change in conditions (temperature, addition of a substance) that causes an irreversible change in the structure of a protein, usually resulting in precipitation of the protein.
2. In genetics, to separate double-stranded DNA into two complementary strands, usually with heat.
denatured (′chŭrd), adjectivedenaturation (dē″nā″chŭ-rā′shŏn)

de·na·tured

(dē-nā'chŭrd)
1. Made unnatural or changed from the normal in any of its characteristics.
2. Adulterated, as by addition of methanol to ethanol.
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