Example sentences for: inert

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  • Earlier studies describing the underlying molecular mechanisms involved in the HIV-1 inhibitory effect of the candidate microbicide CAP indicated that this compound remains bound to HIV-1, impairing virus infectivity by blockade of binding sites for cellular coreceptors CXCR4 and CCR5 [ 8 ] . Results reported here further extend these findings and show that: 1) there is synergism between sCD4 and CAP for inhibition of virus infectivity; 2) CAP binding to HIV-1 leads to conformational changes in viral envelope glycoproteins resulting in the expression of functionally inert six-helix bundle structures.

  • One True Thing isn't a snickerfest like Beaches (1988), and it isn't as emotionally pornographic as parts of last year's As Good as It Gets . It's pretty much inert.

  • [I]t seems to not make the slightest difference that his raw materials are clichés, and that his handling of the medium--of any medium--is inert."

  • It does indeed have virtuosic moments, but the central love triangle is entirely inert.

  • A show back then at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute might have displayed a tired ecclesiastical vestment from 17 th -century Spain or a stiffly embroidered linen nightcap looking inert and inscrutable.

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