nondegradable

nondegradable

(ˌnɒndɪˈɡreɪdəbəl)
adj
(Environmental Science) ecology (of a substance, packaging, etc) incapable of being broken down into simple compounds
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Last month, Environment Secretary Michael Gove said he was "haunted" by Blue Planet II, which documented how sea creatures are dying from ingesting the nondegradable waste.
Heavy metals have gained much consideration among the nondegradable noxious substance owing to their poor consequences on water inhibiting fauna and flora [2].
To control these pathogens, chemical or synthetic compounds were used, it resulted in environmental contamination as chemical compounds are nondegradable in nature, causes side effects on beneficial organisms of the earth, stays on earth for very long duration and developed new physiological races in the pathogens (4).
In addition, nondegradable protein aggregates and cross-linked proteins are able to bind to the proteasome, which makes the degradation of other misfolded and damaged proteins less efficient.
Thus, knowing the values of degradable and nondegradable protein in the rumen of different coproducts is important for their use in formulation of diets for ruminants (Pereira et al.
Biodegradable polymeric materials are one kind of good materials showing ecological advantages over other nondegradable plastics and offering alternative solutions for global waste problems.
It is conceivable that the interfacial moieties attached strongly to silica may form nondegradable bonds (e.
Some localities have limited the use of plastic grocery bags, those nondegradable trash kites that flurry along the roadsides once their original purpose has been served.
titled "Prohibition of NonDegradable Plastic Products (Manufacturing Sale and Usage) Regulation 2013, to make control on hazards of plastic shopping bags", said Sardar Idrees Mahmood, Divisional Head of EPA.
Clever elemental contrasts abound: The fossil-like composite of die cement bases, vaporized water, and the nondegradable petroleum plastic of humidifiers all point to a materiality that runs in perpetual circles.
Building on these observations, robust blood-protease activity assays have since been developed as a new type of diagnostic technique, which uses labeled peptide substrates and nondegradable reference peptides for reliable, quantitative measurements, with the potential to monitor cancer recurrence (4).
Specimens of WPC maintained their shape after completing the soil block culture test because of the presence of a plastic matrix that is known to be nondegradable, as opposed to wood, which disintegrates after decay.