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in·hib·i·tor

also in·hib·it·er  (ĭn-hĭb′ĭ-tər)
n.
One that inhibits, as a substance that retards or stops a chemical reaction.

inhibitor

(ɪnˈhɪbɪtə)
n
1. Also called: inhibiter a person or thing that inhibits
2. (Chemistry) Also called: anticatalyst a substance that retards or stops a chemical reaction. Compare catalyst
3. (Biochemistry) biochem
a. a substance that inhibits the action of an enzyme
b. a substance that inhibits a metabolic or physiological process: a plant growth inhibitor.
4. (General Physics) any impurity in a solid that prevents luminescence
5. (Astronautics) an inert substance added to some rocket fuels to inhibit ignition on certain surfaces

in•hib•i•tor

or in•hib•it•er

(ɪnˈhɪb ɪ tər)

n.
1. one that inhibits.
2. a substance that slows or stops a chemical reaction.
[1865–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.inhibitor - a substance that retards or stops an activity
substance - a particular kind or species of matter with uniform properties; "shigella is one of the most toxic substances known to man"
angiotensin II inhibitor - an agent that retards or restrains the action of angiotensin II
antioxidant - substance that inhibits oxidation or inhibits reactions promoted by oxygen or peroxides
anticatalyst - (chemistry) a substance that retards a chemical reaction or diminishes the activity of a catalyst
moderator - any substance used to slow down neutrons in nuclear reactors
activator - (biology) any agency bringing about activation; a molecule that increases the activity of an enzyme or a protein that increases the production of a gene product in DNA transcription
Translations

in·hib·i·tor

n. inhibidor, agente que causa una inhibición;
fusion ______ de fusión.

inhibitor

n inhibidor m; angiotensin converting enzyme — inhibidor de la enzima convertidora de angiotensina; cholinesterase — inhibidor de la colinesterasa; fusion — inhibidor de (la) fusión; integrase — inhibidor de la integrasa; monoamine oxidase — inhibidor de la monoaminooxidasa; non-nucleoside reverse transciptase — (NNRTI) inhibidor no nucleósido de la transcriptasa inversa or reversa; nucleoside reverse transcriptase — (NRTI) inhibidor nucleósido de la transcriptasa inversa or reversa; nucleotide reverse transcriptase — (NtRTI) inhibidor nucleótido de la transcriptasa inversa or reversa; protease — inhibidor de la proteasa; proton pump — inhibidor de la bomba de protones; selective serotonin reuptake — inhibidor selectivo de la recaptación de serotonina
References in periodicals archive ?
[USPRwire, Fri May 03 2019] For cancer therapy, the phenanthroline monohydrate is used as it has a property of Metalloproteinase inhibitor. Phenanthroline monohydrate for regulation of DNA protein in the body, and thus it is used in many of the medicines for the people suffering from a deficiency of protein in the body.
Of these, 700 were aged 6 months to 17 years, and patients were exposed to the novel metalloproteinase inhibitor for 10-20 minutes.
The expression of genes involved in matrix remodelling, such as COLIA-1, collagen type 1, alpha 1; COLIA-2, collagen type 1, alpha 2; COLIIIA-1, collagen type 3, alpha 1; MMP-1, matrix metalloproteinase 1; MMP-2, matrix metalloproteinase 2; TIMP-1, metalloproteinase inhibitor 1; IL-6, interleukin 6; MCP-1, monocyte chemotactic protein 1 were determined by real-time PCR (RT-PCR).
Rosenberg, "Matrix metalloproteinase-mediated disruption of tight junction proteins in cerebral vessels is reversed by synthetic matrix metalloproteinase inhibitor in focal ischemia in rat," Journal ofCerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism, vol.
Oral administration of a matrix metalloproteinase inhibitor, CGS 27023A, protects the cartilage proteoglycan matrix in a partial meniscectomy model of osteoarthritis in rabbits.
Matrix metalloproteinase inhibitor development and the remodeling of drug discovery.
The matrix metalloproteinase inhibitor BB-94 improves the strength of intestinal anastomoses in the rat.
Increase in metalloproteinase inhibitor (associated with apoptosis)
Domont, "BJ46a, a snake venom metalloproteinase inhibitor isolation, characterization, cloning and insights into its mechanism of action," European Journal of Biochemistry, vol.
Balk will, "A synthetic matrix metalloproteinase inhibitor decreases tumor burden and prolongs survival of mice bearing human ovarian carcinoma xenografts," Cancer Research, vol.
The matrix metalloproteinase inhibitor Marimastat (Tocris Bioscience, Bristol, United Kingdom) was used at 10 [micro]M final concentration.
Cuzner, "Suppression of experimental allergic encephalomyelitis in the Lewis rat by the matrix metalloproteinase inhibitor Ro31-9790," Inflammation Research, vol.

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