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activate

[′ak·tə‚vāt]
(electricity)
To make a cell or battery operative by addition of a liquid.
(electronics)
To treat the filament, cathode, or target of a vacuum tube to increase electron emission.
(engineering)
To set up conditions so that the object will function as designed or required.
(nucleonics)
To induce radioactivity through bombardment by neutrons or by other types of radiation.
(ordnance)
To bring into existence by official order a unit, post, camp, station, base, or shore activity which has previously been constituted and designated by name or number, or both, so that it can be organized to function in its assigned capacity.
To prepare for active service a naval ship or craft which has been in an inactive or reserve status.
(physics)
To start activity or motion in a device or material.

activate

(1) See trigger.

(2) To interact with an activation server at the time copy-protected software is installed. The install program generates a code that is sent to the activation server, which responds with an authorization code that allows the software to operate. Without the authorization code, the software generally times out.
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We are developing multiple DNA plasmid based cytokine and chemokine genes as immune activators and I am proud to say that Inovio has more of these immune activators in its pipeline than anyone else in the world.
Four whole blood samples with added histamine were serially diluted with sample and assayed by the HY*TEC System in the routine method but using 50 [micro]L of activator diluent instead of activator predispensed in microtubes.
Employing experienced, business-minded leaders at our firm and on our Board of Activators allows us to provide the customized and insightful solutions that our clients need for growth and success, which ensures our own growth and success.
The Activators are carving out their own niche in children's entertainment," said Matthew Hendison, Chief Officer, Marketing & Entertainment for My Gym Enterprises.
The team has also showed that spermidine, carbamazepine, and tamoxifen are autophagy activators like rapamycin could also be used to the treatment of FTLD.
Unlike MTI's internal R&D program, which is focused on developing small molecules that activate AMPK by direct binding, the MT-39 series of compounds are indirect AMPK activators and appear to act with high potency through a cellular pathway which has not yet been identified.
The difficult part of compounding closed cell sponge for continuous extrusion/expansion processes is matching material modulus or viscosity development (a composite for thermal softening and curing) against the activation temperature and amount of internal pressure developing by the gases being generated by the blowing agents and activators.
We have very much appreciated our partnership with HKUST, which dates from 2000 on the discovery of small molecule telomerase activators by screening libraries of natural product extracts," said David L.
A direct small molecule activator of AMPK that works independently of insulin levels has been shown in published reports to reduce insulin resistance in skeletal muscles of rat and mice models of T2DM, along with reductions in blood glucose, serum triglycerides (TGs), and intramuscular fat stores, suggesting that activators of AMPK may be useful in the treatment of T2DM.
The Activators will motivate kids and their parents to exercise their bodies and minds," said Matt Hendison, chief marketing & entertainment officer for My Gym Children's Fitness Center.
Albemarle, a leading global supplier of polymer catalysts, will develop well-characterized, highly efficient activators for use with metallocenes and other single-site catalysts to reduce the cost of plastic production and enable improved product control.
SIRT1 activators have the potential to be a frontline therapy for Type 2 Diabetes.