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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of denature.

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Examples

  • So you cook it and the protein denatures and you end up turning the liquid white into a solid, where there is this kind of structure created by the proteins and the proteins are holding the water - the 90 percent water in the crevices between the proteins.

    Harold McGee's 'Keys To Good Cooking' For Chefs

  • It "denatures" protein molecules, so that their amino-acid chains unfold and digestive enzymes can attack them more easily.

    Sigmund, Carl and Alfred

  • The engineers said their technique "denatures" plutonium created in large nuclear reactors, making it unsuitable for use in nuclear arms.

    Latest News - UPI.com

  • The engineers said their technique "denatures" plutonium created in large nuclear reactors, making it unsuitable for use in nuclear arms.

    Latest News - UPI.com

  • The addition of americium, a form of the basic synthetic element found in commercial smoke detectors, "denatures" the plutonium, ensuring it can be used for peaceful purposes only.

    Israelated - English Israel blogs

  • The addition of americium, a form of the basic synthetic element found in commercial smoke detectors, "denatures" the plutonium, ensuring it can be used for peaceful purposes only.

    Israel Matzav

  • It also denatures the body and artificially changes it at a time when peace and tender handling are most important.

    Boing Boing

  • It also holds in the moisture and denatures the proteins making the meat more tender and juicy.

    Craig "Meathead" Goldwyn: How to Grill Great Steakhouse Steaks

  • This collaborationism denatures his venom a little.

    Isobel Campbell and Mark Lanegan: Hawk

  • And we just happen to prefer, texturally, when myosin denatures, which starts around 122.

    New Frontier For Geeks: The Kitchen

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