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incubate

 [in´ku-bāt]
1. to subject to or to undergo incubation.
2. material that has undergone incubation.

incubate

/in·cu·bate/ (in´ku-bāt)
1. to subject to or to undergo incubation.
2. material that has undergone incubation.

incubate

(ĭn′kyə-bāt′, ĭng′-)
v. incu·bated, incu·bating, incu·bates
v.tr.
1. To sit on (eggs) to provide heat, so as to promote embryonic development and the hatching of young; brood.
2.
a. To maintain (eggs, organisms, or living tissue) at optimal environmental conditions for growth and development.
b. To maintain (a chemical or biochemical system) under specific conditions in order to promote a particular reaction.
3. To be infected with (a pathogen) before manifesting signs or symptoms of an infectious disease.
v.intr.
1. To brood eggs.
2. To develop and hatch.
3. To undergo incubation.

in′cu·ba′tive adj.

incubate

1. to subject to or to undergo incubation.
2. material that has undergone incubation.
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The third section is dedicated to the incubated companies, which has been designed to meet the requirements of the companies and facilitate their activities.
Seeds were incubated on sterile filter paper placed inside sterile disposable 100 mm diameter Petri plates.
Muscat: National Business Centre (NBC) organised recently an awareness session for its incubated companies who were acquainted with the services offered by Business Gateways and the benefits earned by the incubated companies through registering in this institution.
The National Business Centre (NBC) signed an agreement to train and support existing and emerging companies incubated by the centre.
When the reaction mixture was incubated at 15 degrees C for 1h, several types of oligosaccharides with DP (degree of polymerization) 2 to DP8 containing alpha-D-Glcp-(1-->6)-maltoheptaose were detected by liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry (LC-MS) and methylation analysis.
It is worth mentioning that Sas centre now includes 12 projects of which 9 are fully incubated at the centre and three are at the pre incubation stage.
They incubated human white blood cells with varying levels of vitamin D, then exposed them to lipopolysaccharide (LPS), a molecule associated with bacterial cell walls that is known to promote intense inflammatory responses.
Cells were incubated with either 5-40 mmol/L glucose for 18 h or with 22 nmol/L mannitol (an osmotic control that did not appreciably affect CRP cellular production).
The MGIT was incubated on the BACTEC MGIT 960 instrument (Becton Dickinson) at 37[degrees]C, and growth was shown by an increase in fluorescence after 9 days.
The cider was incubated at 22 C for three days, or inoculated with L.
Next, Zhang's team incubated samples of rat hippocampus with a solution containing HU210, a drug that stimulates CB1 receptors with a strength 100 times greater than that of pot.