hyperpolarize

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Related to hyperpolarized: hyperpolarized helium, depolarized

hy·per·po·lar·ize

 (hī′pər-pō′lə-rīz′)
tr.v. hy·per·po·lar·ized, hy·per·po·lar·iz·ing, hy·per·po·lar·iz·es
To cause an increase in polarity, as across a biological membrane.

hyperpolarize

(ˌhaɪpəˈpəʊləˌraɪz) or

hyperpolarise

vb (tr)
(Biology) biology physics to cause increased polarization
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Unfortunately, it was designed precisely for the circumstance we are in, a rogue president conducting illegal activities that undermine our democratic institutions, but given the hyperpolarized political environment, it is more important that the Democrats conduct themselves in such a way that they would themselves be able to govern in the future.
In a world of hyperpolarized political parties and a frenzied social media ecosystem, delays of this length in determining election winners are dangerous.
Hyperpolarized mitochondria have an elevated transmembrane potential because of the excess of H+ ions in the intermembrane space in comparison with the matrix.
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If the nerve fibre is hyperpolarized, it is more difficult to achieve the threshold level, and it results in the nerve conduction block.
It would be naive in this hyperpolarized political climate to expect the type of bipartisanship and compromise that led to the successful passage of the Tax Reform Act of 1986, which was an imperfect bill, but one that followed the protocols of a healthy and democratic legislative process.
A phase I first-in-human study using hyperpolarized [sup.13]C magnetic resonance spectroscopic imaging (MRSI) has already demonstrated the safety and feasibility of such technology for probing real-time metabolism in prostate cancer patients [8].
Pain-sensitive DRG neurons are hyperpolarized by Oxt via a [Ca.sup.2+]/neuronal nitric oxide synthase (nNOS)/NO/ATP-activated [K.sup.+] channel pathway [58].
Discouraged by Vieth, courts addressing the hyperpolarized party politics of today, with its aggressive tribal partisanship, lack a clearly declared constitutional principle from which to draw doctrinal support.
This shows that the analgesic effect of peripheral perineural dexmedetomidine was caused by enhancement of the hyperpolarization-activated cation current, which prevents the nerve from returning from a hyperpolarized state to resting membrane potential for subsequent firing.