• WordNet 3.6
    • n inactivation breaking up a military unit (by transfers or discharges)
    • n inactivation the process of rendering inactive "the gene inactivation system","thermal inactivation of serum samples"
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In literature:

Wassermann reaction with spinal fluid negative, both active and inactivated.
"Studies in Forensic Psychiatry" by Bernard Glueck
The first, inactivation of the 24th Infantry and the choice of a replacement, was quickly overcome.
"Integration of the Armed Forces, 1940-1965" by Morris J. MacGregor Jr.
Ah, it is inactivated.
"Masters of Space" by Edward Elmer Smith
And every known enzyme system can be inactivated by adverse conditions of one sort or another.
"Contamination Crew" by Alan Edward Nourse
The tube, inactivated immediately after the blowout, was cold.
"Spillthrough" by Daniel F. Galouye
When an enzyme has once been inactivated by heating, or "killed," it can never be restored to activity again.
"The Chemistry of Plant Life" by Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher
The toxic agent is not inactivated by alcohol.
"Handbook of Medical Entomology" by William Albert Riley
It inactivates an enzyme which controls the transmission of nerve impulses to muscle, acetylcholine esterase.
"Smithsonian Institution - United States National Museum - Bulletin 240" by Anonymous

In news:

New Guide for Measuring the Inactivation of Persistent Activity of a Topical Antimicrobial Products Using Ex Vivo Porcine Skin.
Medline Industries, Inc. Medline has introduced the Curad® BioMask™, an FDA cleared antiviral face mask that inactivates flu viruses.
The External TEA Binding Site and C-Type Inactivation in Vol.
A study from the University of London claims the sun inactivates the chickenpox virus before it can spread to another person.
The primary disinfection requirements state that a certain level of disinfectant concentration and contact time must be achieved to inactivate pathogens that may be present in the water.
Hydrogen Peroxide -Inactivation Makes for More Effective Viral Vaccines, Scientists Claim.
Mutations that inactivate either TSC1 or TSC2 cause tuberous sclerosis.
Medline Launches US Health Care Industry's First FDA Cleared Face Mask that Inactivates Flu Viruses.
Despite WHO's recommendation to switch the poliomyelitis vaccine from oral polio vaccine (OPV) to inactivated polio vaccine (IPV) in countries where polio elimination has been achieved, Japan has continued to use OPV.
Hydrogen Peroxide -Inactivation Makes for More Effective Viral Vaccines, Scientists Claim.
Army inactivates Savannah-based 260th Quartermaster Battalion.
Jimmy Brown, right, and Col. Ron Novack roll up and case the 260th Quartermaster Battalion colors Thursday morning during an inactivation ceremony at Hunter Army Airfield.
Inactivation of lymphadenopathy-associated virus by heat, gamma rays, and ultraviolet light.
Slow inactivation of a tetrodotoxin -sensitive current in canine cardiac Purkinje fibers.
The Navy inactivated the USS Enterprise during a ceremony in Norfolk on Saturday after 51 years of service.

In science:

It uses a Gaussian distribution for null, or inactivated, data, a Gamma distribution for activated data, and a negative Gamma distribution for deactivated data.
Random threshold for linear model selection, revisited
These were first converted to z -score maps, to obtain approximatively Gaussian statistics in inactivated voxels.
Random threshold for linear model selection, revisited
Q14: How might a mutation be creative? A. It could not be; all naturally occurring mutations are destructive. B. If the mutation inactivated a gene that was harmful. C. ✔ If the mutation altered the gene product's activity. D. If the mutation had no effect on the activity of the gene product.
Biological Concepts Instrument (BCI): A diagnostic tool for revealing student thinking
This often limits the search to perturbations that are locally deleterious, such as the temporary inactivation of a node.
Controlling Complex Networks with Compensatory Perturbations
Genetic networks are riddled with motifs such that switches activate or inactivate each other indirectly, via common neighbours.
Interplay between Network Topology and Dynamics in Neural Systems