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immobilize

[i′mō·bə‚līz]
(medicine)
To render motionless or to fix in place, as by splints or surgery.
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A new method of immobilizing proteolytic enzymes in polymeric hydrogels, Russian Journal of Bioorganic Chemistry, 20, 257 (1994).
Several researchers have previously utilized cellulose acetate and polymethylmethacrylate independently for immobilizing [beta]-galactosidase previously [13,19,20].
Our people did a great job of immobilizing him immediately.
1] Failures can be prevented by immobilizing the graft and closing up any potential dead spaces that might lead to separation.
Immobilizing cells has made possible dramatic advancements in food fermentations.
For example, upcoming tests will measure the filter's efficacy in immobilizing the AIDS virus using trapped T cells.
DTC eligibility will provide clearing and settlement efficiencies in Forster common stock shares by immobilizing securities and allowing "book-entry" changes to ownership.
Due to the need to develop technologies that increase ethanol and levan yield production for the use of economically feasible, easily handled raw materials, current research evaluates the efficiency of immobilizing Z.