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  • n. That which inactivates


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  • Extraction of a highly potent penicillin inactivator from penicillin resistant staphylococci.


  • One of the major neurotransmitters is acetylcholine with acetylcholinesterase enzyme as its specific inactivator.


  • "If we could inactivate this inactivator enzyme, it would expose TB bacteria to a whole new range of antibiotics," he says.

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  • In this study, a sub-protocol of the ATENA (Adjuvant post-Tamoxifen Exemestane versus Nothing Applied) trial, we compared the effect of the steroidal aromatase inactivator exemestane on the lipid profile of postmenopausal patients with operable breast cancer in the adjuvant setting, to that of observation alone following completion of five to seven years primary treatment with tamoxifen.

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  • < 2, 3 > (, weak [4];, mechanism-based inactivator of the 21200 Da protein [9]) [4, 9] Additional information

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