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de·na·ture

 (dē-nā′chər)
tr.v. de·na·tured, de·na·tur·ing, de·na·tures
1. To change the nature or natural qualities of.
2. To render unfit to eat or drink without destroying usefulness in other applications, especially to add methanol to (ethyl alcohol).
3. Biochemistry
a. To cause the tertiary structure of (a protein) to unfold, as with heat, alkali, or acid, so that some of its original properties, especially its biological activity, are diminished or eliminated.
b. To cause the paired strands of (double-stranded DNA) to separate into individual single strands.
4. Physics To add nonfissionable matter to (fissionable material) so as to prevent use in an atomic weapon.

de·na′tur·ant n.
de·na′tur·a′tion n.

denature

(diːˈneɪtʃə) ,

denaturize

or

denaturise

vb (tr)
1. to change the nature of
2. (Chemistry) to change (a protein) by chemical or physical means, such as the action of acid or heat, to cause loss of solubility, biological activity, etc
3. (Chemistry) to render (something, such as ethanol) unfit for consumption by adding nauseous substances
4. (Nuclear Physics) to render (fissile material) unfit for use in nuclear weapons by addition of an isotope
deˈnaturant n
deˌnaturˈation n

de•na•ture

(diˈneɪ tʃər)

v.t. -tured, -tur•ing.
1. to deprive (something) of its natural character, properties, etc.
2. to render (various alcohols) undrinkable by adding an unwholesome substance.
3. to treat (a protein or the like) by chemical or physical means so as to alter its original state.
[1675–85]
de•na′tur•ant, n.
de•na`tur•a′tion, n.

denature


Past participle: denatured
Gerund: denaturing

Imperative
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Present
I denature
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he/she/it denatures
we denature
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Preterite
I denatured
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we denatured
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Present Continuous
I am denaturing
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he/she/it is denaturing
we are denaturing
you are denaturing
they are denaturing
Present Perfect
I have denatured
you have denatured
he/she/it has denatured
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you have denatured
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Past Continuous
I was denaturing
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Past Perfect
I had denatured
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Future
I will denature
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he/she/it will denature
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Future Perfect
I will have denatured
you will have denatured
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Future Continuous
I will be denaturing
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been denaturing
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been denaturing
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been denaturing
you had been denaturing
he/she/it had been denaturing
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you had been denaturing
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Conditional
I would denature
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Past Conditional
I would have denatured
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.denature - add nonfissionable material to (fissionable material) so as to make unsuitable for use in an atomic bomb
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
2.denature - modify (as a native protein) especially by heat, acid, alkali, or ultraviolet radiation so that all of the original properties are removed or diminished
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
3.denature - make (alcohol) unfit for drinking without impairing usefulness for other purposes
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
Translations

denature

vtdenaturieren; (= make unfit for eating, drinking also)ungenießbar machen
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2002), under the following conditions: initial denaturation for 4min at 95[degrees]C, followed by 40 cycles of denaturation for 40sec at 94[degrees]C, annealing for 30sec at 59[degrees]C and extension for 60sec at 72[degrees]C; with a final extension for 6min at 72[degrees]C.
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