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The effect of a given agent, such as a vaccine, upon a living organism or on living tissue.


(ˌbaɪ oʊ ækˈtɪv ɪ ti)

any effect on, interaction with, or response from living tissue.
bi`o•ac′tive, adj.
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Summary: This paper extracted and determined the chemical components of the volatile oil in Basilicum polystachyon, and measured and evaluated the bioactivity of the volatile oil in Basilicum polystachyon.
New drug candidates must undergo preclinical studies to establish a toxicology profile and assess the safety, efficacy and bioactivity prior to filing an investigational new drug (IND) application.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) plan to adopt high throughput assays and computational models for detecting and measuring estrogen receptor bioactivity as an alternative for three Tier 1 tests, including the uterotrophic assay, currently used in the Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program to assess estrogen receptor activity
It can be confirmed from the results of this study that SPSE has bioactivity that promotes prostate health.
Gideon Pharmaceuticals' development-stage pharmaceutical products employ its patented Heprotect technology, which reduces the hepatotoxicity of hepatocellular toxic agents without interfering with their bioactivity.
Phytochemicals have excellent anti-oxidation properties and potential bioactivity against various diseases.
During the past decades, large numbers of biomaterials have been developed and extensive efforts were put in for the fabrication of implant devices exhibiting with better bioactivity, superior corrosion resistance and high mechanical resistance properties [1, 2].
This method increases bioactivity and biodegradability of the product and the mechanical strength of the structure.
5]) may promote radiopacity and improve the biologic properties of materials due to its biocompatibility [20] and bioactivity [21].
The last section, which is short, deals with potential dangers of the technology: bioactivity, toxicity, health risks for ingestion, and current regulations controlling the use of micro/nano-encapsulated products in the EU, the UK, and the US.
It is ideal for chiral and biomedical chromatography where below ambient 'temperatures help preserve bioactivity.
It is ideal for chiral and biomedical chromatography where below ambient temperatures help preserve bioactivity.