from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The process by which proteins or complementary strands of nucleic acids re-form their native conformations.
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- n. The reconstruction of the original form of a protein or nucleic acid following denaturation
From renature, to undergo renaturation : re- + (de)nature.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)