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in·ac·ti·vate

 (ĭn-ăk′tə-vāt′)
tr.v. in·ac·ti·vat·ed, in·ac·ti·vat·ing, in·ac·ti·vates
To render inactive.

in·ac′ti·va′tion n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.inactivation - the process of rendering inactive; "the gene inactivation system"; "thermal inactivation of serum samples"
natural action, natural process, action, activity - a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings); "the action of natural forces"; "volcanic activity"
activation - stimulation of activity in an organism or chemical
2.inactivation - breaking up a military unit (by transfers or discharges)
dismission, sacking, liberation, firing, dismissal, release, discharge, sack - the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
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Pulsed light as a microbial inactivation treatment is considered by many to be a promising food safety intervention strategy.
The JRC selected a competitive pathogen inactivation technology that is under evaluation for platelets, and has yet to make a decision on the adoption of pathogen inactivation for the territory.
As a company commander and executive officer (XO) in the 172nd Infantry Brigade during pre-deployment training, combat operations in Afghanistan, redeployment, and inactivation, we have a unique perspective on inactivation and some key points that may assist other companies across the force as they prepare for their own potential inactivation.
Greek scientists investigated the inactivation kinetics of indigenous pectin methylesterase (PME) and of two pressure-resistant species of spoilage lactic acid bacteria (LAB), L.
HXT accelerated current decay, caused a left-shift in steady-state inactivation curve but had no effect on voltage-dependence of activation.
They found that greater inactivation rates of Listeria monocytogenes occurred in samples processed at higher temperatures and in samples containing higher concentrations of salt and smoke compound.
The goal of a 3-log reduction was based off of previous studies done which showed that a 3-log reduction is the maximum level of CI inactivation that can be verified for some beta-lactams.
The World Health Organization has noted that more information is needed on the effectiveness of inactivation of subtype H5N1 in water (1).
This volume is the product of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Radiation Inactivation of Bioterrorism Agents, held in March 2004 in Budapest, Hungary.
Intriguingly, mutations on the chimp Y chromosome have led to the inactivation of several genes, but no comparable mutations exist on the human Y chromosome, report David C.
The goal of this study was to develop a method for the complete and rapid inactivation of a recombinant baculovirus (rBV) used in a veterinary vaccine.
Notably, Cd(II), Fe(II), and Pb(II) [but not As(III), Co(II), or Ni(II)] inhibited AP endonuclease activity in whole-cell extracts but had no significant effect on single nucleotide gap filling, 5'-flap endonuclease, and nick ligation activities, supporting the idea of selective inactivation of Ape1 in cells.