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- adj. activated by light
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Using a cleverly designed perfusion-bioassay type apparatus, Matsunaga clearly demonstrated that the potentiation was due to the photoactivated release of NO from nitrite.
Professor Venkateswara Bommisetty in SDSU's Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science will build a new photoactivated, scanning probe microscopy tool that makes significant improvements on the existing scanning probe microscope.
The authors created a mixture of chemicals similar to one that would work for a standard, light-active polymerization: it included the monomer form of the target polymer, a chemical that can be photoactivated in a way that would trigger polymer formation.
Basically, if you replace "fluorescent molecule" with "photoactivated polymer," you get the gist of the new technique.
Affected areas on the lower limbs are often referred to as scratches, but the process is more correctly known as photoactivated vasculitis.
USA: Marcel Dekker Inc. Fouad FS, Wright JM, Plourde G 2nd, Purohit AD, Wyatt JK, et al. (2005) Synthesis and protein degradation capacity of photoactivated enediynes.