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Inactivate

to destroy the biological activity or the effects of an agent or substance, as the activity of complement is destroyed when serum is heated.


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... the second question depends on the hemolysin in question, but most are expressed only in specific conditions. For example, the presence of iron inactivates some types of hemolysin expression in bacteria that use it to obtain iron from red blood cells. Thus, on standard blood agar these bacteria ...

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by triton
Wed Aug 22, 2012 11:53 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Black coloration of sheep blood agar
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Black coloration of sheep blood agar

... the second question depends on the hemolysin in question, but most are expressed only in specific conditions. For example, the presence of iron inactivates some types of hemolysin expression in bacteria that use it to obtain iron from red blood cells. Thus, on standard blood agar these bacteria ...

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by biohazard
Wed Aug 22, 2012 11:27 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Black coloration of sheep blood agar
Replies: 3
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Enzyme that inactivates streptomycin

Why do you suppose Streptomyces griseus produces an enzyme that inactivates streptomycin?Why is this enzyme produced early in metabolism? :?:

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by Layd33foxx
Fri Apr 06, 2012 5:29 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Enzyme that inactivates streptomycin
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Views: 2060

Question about viruses (particularly hiv)

... of HIV virus) mentioned below as some people made me confused on the topic .Please reply by answering correspondinly . 1. Does HIV virus dies/inactivates if sufficiently dried (without any other method of destroying) and is there any possibility It can get reactivated it in future? E.g if ...

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by bioshare
Wed Nov 17, 2010 5:56 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Question about viruses (particularly hiv)
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cell cycle feedback control

... DNA replication forks will begin a process of signalling a protein (ATR), that will then activate a kinase (Chk1), that then phosphorylates and inactivates Cdc25(C) phosphatase. This phosphatase is important in dephosphorylating the inhibitory phosphate on the mitotic CDKs, which are needed ...

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by kolean
Tue Oct 13, 2009 3:59 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: cell cycle feedback control
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