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ac·ti·vate

 (ăk′tə-vāt′)
tr.v. ac·ti·vat·ed, ac·ti·vat·ing, ac·ti·vates
1. To set in motion; make active or more active.
2. To organize or create (a military unit, for example): activate the National Guard.
3. To treat (sewage) with aeration and bacteria to aid decomposition.
4. Chemistry To accelerate a reaction in, as by heat.
5. Physics To make (a substance) radioactive.
6. Biology To convert (a molecule or cell) into a form that carries out a specific action: activate an enzyme; activate B cells.

ac′ti·va′tion n.
ac′ti·va′tor n.

activation

Order to active duty (other than for training) in the Federal service. See also active duty; federal service.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.activation - stimulation of activity in an organism or chemicalactivation - stimulation of activity in an organism or chemical
indweller - activation by an inner spirit or force or principle; "the Holy Spirit is the indweller of the church and its members"
stimulation - (physiology) the effect of a stimulus (on nerves or organs etc.)
inactivation - the process of rendering inactive; "the gene inactivation system"; "thermal inactivation of serum samples"
2.activation - the activity of causing to have energy and be activeactivation - the activity of causing to have energy and be active
activity - any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity"
electrification - the activity of thrilling or markedly exciting some person or group
invigoration, vivification, animation - the activity of giving vitality and vigour to something
3.activation - making active and effective (as a bomb)activation - making active and effective (as a bomb)
commencement, start, beginning - the act of starting something; "he was responsible for the beginning of negotiations"
defusing, deactivation - the act of deactivating or making ineffective (as a bomb)

activation

noun start, triggering, turning on, switching on, animation, arousal, initiation, mobilization, setting in motion, actuation A computer controls the activation of an airbag.
Translations
aktivaatioaktivointi
aktivacija

activation

[ˌæktɪˈveɪʃən] n
[mechanism, alarm, device, camera] → activation f
(CHEMISTRY)activation factivation order n (MILITARY)ordre m d'activation

activation

nAktivierung f

activation

[æktɪˈveɪʃn] nattivazione f
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Expression of lymphocyte activation gene 3 (LAG-3) on B cells is induced by T cells.
Empliciti is an immunostimulatory antibody that specifically targets Signaling Lymphocyte Activation Molecule Family member 7 (SLAMF7), a cell-surface glycoprotein expressed on myeloma cells independent of cytogenetic abnormalities.
Lymphocyte activation as a possible measure of atherosclerotic risk in patients with sleep apnea.
Engagement of the PD-1 immunoinhibitory receptor by a novel B7 family member leads to negative regulation of lymphocyte activation.
Reth, "Hydrogen peroxide as second messenger in lymphocyte activation," Nature Immunology, vol.
Selective impairment of T lymphocyte activation through the T cell receptor/CD3 complex after cytomegalovirus infection.
The presence of canine SLAM (Signaling lymphocyte activation molecule) receptor but not the marmoset SLAM enhances infectivity of cell lines by up to 0.
Immutep has been developing several complementary types of cancer immunotherapies based on its proprietory Lymphocyte Activation Gene 3 (LAG-3) technology.
Results of her enrollment and follow-up lymphocyte activation studies were negative.
London, Oct 3 (ANI): La Jolla Institute scientists have discovered a previously unknown molecular interaction that is essential for T lymphocyte activation, which explains immune system's anti body behaviour in autoimmune diseases.