bioactivity


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bioactivity

[‚bī·ō·ak′tiv·əd·ē]
(biology)
The effect that a substance has on a living organism or tissue after interaction.
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The results exhibit that the volatile oil in Basilicum polystachyon has very strong bioactivity of antimicrobial, antioxidant and cytotoxicity.
In the search for improving the bioactivity, corrosion resistance and mechanical strength of implant materials, attention has been paid towards the potential use of ceramic/ceramic composites.
That is why the production of scaffolds made of forsterite nanostructures with optimum mechanical strength and properties (such as bioactivity and biological sorption) is considered an evolution in the production of scaffolds in hard tissue engineering.
Bioactivity is a desirable property for retrofilling cement, because a bioactive material has the capacity to develop a stable bond with live tissue by means of hydroxyapatite deposition [23].
The new dsRNA has increased bioactivity and binding affinity to the TLR 3 receptor because of its decreased tendency to form branched dsRNA, which can inhibit receptor binding.
There is a need for improved methods for delivering drugs with adequate bioavailability, bioactivity, and ease of use, with reduced side-effects.
Determination of bioactivity of the released doxycycline: Bioassays were performed using the disk diffusion method [14].
Minerals in Food: Nutrition, Metabolism, Bioactivity
In unusual circumstances, immunoreactivity and bioactivity are discordant (2).
Researchers from the Centre for Novel Agricultural Products (CNAP) and the Centre for Immunology and Infection (CII) in the University's Department of Biology designed experiments to test the bioactivity of plant-derived flavonoids.
The Jet is aimed primarily at sports enthusiasts and its Bluetooth- and ANT+-based tech will allow athletes to collect a range of bioactivity data including heart rate, speed, distance traveled and power output, and show it on the display imbedded in the bottom of the right lens.
The high bioactivity of MK-7 ('7' describes the chain length) is predominantly duc to a significantly longer half-life in the blood, which makes it the most important form of vitamin K with activity outside the liver.