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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.
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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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The findings explain p53's involvement in a molecular process specific to females called 'X chromosome inactivation'.
However, it may be easier to import armored RNAs into countries where disease outbreaks are occurring because they are noninfectious and have not been derived from either viremic plasma or cell culture-derived virus that has undergone heat inactivation.
The mechanism, known as alkaline transesterification, is known to cause genomic cleavage in active viruses leading to their inactivation and lysis.
Scientists at Food Science Australia have used dried ultra-heat-treated milk films to evaluate the effects of organic load on the plasma-mediated inactivation of spores.
In this work, the inactivation function (IA) was defined as follows:
Sequence Analysis ofAVPR2 and Study of X Chromosome Inactivation. Genomic DNA was extracted from peripheral blood leukocytes of the cases and female carriers.
The supercritical C[O.sub.2] (scC[O.sub.2]) characteristic has expanded its use for the inactivation of various vegetative microorganisms in food as a nonthermal technology without loss of taste, color, and nutrients "Calvo and Torres [2]".
ALP is a heat labile enzyme and specific ALP isoenzymes have different sensitivity to heat inactivation, so ALP activity measurement at different incubation period will affect the actual measurement as and creates lab to lab variability and significant change if particular isoenzyme is predominant in patient sera.
For inactivation plots, the currents were normalized to their corresponding maximum values before and after cordycepin application.
MscS shows marked voltage-dependent inactivation under depolarizing conditions [13, 19-22].
In June 2014, the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division (ID) (4/1 IBCT), received formal notice that it was to begin inactivation as part of force restructuring.