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- n. Any chemical or agent which regulates one or more genes by increasing the rate of transcription.
- n. One who, or that which, activates.
- n. An agent that enables the flotation of a mineral or minerals.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. any agency bringing about activation; (Biol.) a molecule that increases the activity of an enzyme or a protein that increases the production of a gene product in DNA transcription.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. (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
| Reply some of hte things on there arn’t as crappy as they make it seem. sure the activator is strange. but you got to hand it to sony for thinking outside of the box 15 or so years ago ..
Cobiprostone has a novel mechanism for action, a chloride channel activator, which is different from acid reducers such as proton pump inhibitors and H2 antagonists.
If it is not hot, the pile may need more or less water, or application of an 'activator' like a tea made from comfrey leaves.
In order for Ds to be transposed, a second genetic element called "activator" (Ac) had to be present.
If you struggle with procrastination, you need to use a strength you DO have since "activator" and "achiever" are probably not at the top.
AG: tPA stands for Tissue plasminogen activator which is a thrombolytic agent, or clot-busting drug.
o The GECK features a basic system for creating scalable marker geometry for certain uses such as activator triggers and optimization bounds.
I dissociated the lymphocytes with a Dounce glass homogeniser and started their stimulation in culture with a bacterial mitogen, Protein A, known as an activator of B and T lymphocytes, since I did not know which fraction of lymphocytes could produce the putative virus.
Still, in the absence of a better model (e.g. Embden's lactocidogen proved not to be the activator),
Kidwell says many people aren't aware there is a treatment for stroke, called tPA, or tissue plasminogen activator.