Example sentences for: inactivating

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  • Reactive oxygen species can damage cells in many ways: by inactivating proteins, damaging nucleic acids, and altering the fatty acids of lipids, which leads in turn to perturbations in membrane structure and function.

  • Individuals with inactivating mutations of their androgen receptor (AR) (androgen insensitivity syndromes (AIS)) are phenotypically female in appearance and behavior and lack male sex accessory organs (prostate, seminal vesicles and Cowper's glands) despite the presence of testes, high levels of testosterone and a Y chromosome [ 1].

  • Proteins, such as serine proteases and their inhibitors, could alter the quality of this highway and thus play critical roles in migratory processes [ 1 ] . Members of the serine protease inhibitor superfamily, or serpins, act by binding to and permanently inactivating their target protease(s).

  • The latter event was shown to be blocked by CAP [ 8 ] and has been considered the basis for the virus inhibitory and virus inactivating properties of CAP at neutral pH.

  • The pattern of such promoter methylation has been noted to be non-random in various tumor types, while certain genes are commonly methylated in diverse tumor types [ 10 11 ] . The extent of aberrant promoter hypermethylation and its association with loss of gene function in cancer suggests that CpG island methylation is an important mechanism in inactivating tumor suppressor genes (TSGs).


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