Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Capable of being cleft or divided.

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  • adjective Capable of cleaving or being divided.

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  • adjective Capable of being cleaved

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  • adjective capable of being cleaved

Etymologies

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cleave +‎ -able

Examples

  • The corresponding protein expressed as a fusion with a N-terminal hexahistidine tag cleavable with thrombin.

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  • Zingana moderately well workable, cleavable with difficulty, can well be glued, stained and varnished, resistant to wood pests and weather influences for sliced veneers, in furniture construction, for interior furnishing, for windows and doors

    1. Wood

  • Avodir well cuttable and cleavable, can well be nailed, screwed and glued as well as stained and varnished, hard to impregnate, susceptible to wood pests, especially to blue stain, not weather-proof causes occasionally irritations of the mucosa preferably for making sliced veneer, but also for parquet, panelling and in furniture construction

    1. Wood

  • Bowenite, while tough, is relatively soft and amazonite is brittle and also easily cleavable, while glass is both soft and brittle.

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  • Fortunately this king of gems possesses in addition to its great hardness, considerable toughness, and although it is readily cleavable in certain directions it nevertheless requires a notable amount of force applied in a particular direction to cause it to cleave.

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  • In the one case it is the molecules arranging themselves according to organic laws which produce a cleavable structure, in the other case the easy separation in one direction is due to the mechanical arrangement of the coarse sensible stalks of hay.

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  • The cleavable and multimerized siRNA shows greatly enhanced gene-silencing efficiencies in vitro and in vivo through a target-messenger-RNA-specific RNA interference processing without significantly eliciting immune induction.

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  • Here we present a new class of biologically active siRNA structure based on chemically self-crosslinked and multimerized siRNA through cleavable disulphide linkages.

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  • The cleavable and multimerized siRNA shows greatly enhanced gene-silencing efficiencies in vitro and in vivo through a target-messenger-RNA-specific RNA interference processing without significantly eliciting immune induction.

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  • Peptide drug delivery via cleavable albumin-binding peptide conjugates

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