bioactivity


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical.

bioactivity

[‚bī·ō·ak′tiv·əd·ē]
(biology)
The effect that a substance has on a living organism or tissue after interaction.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Compared to currently available antibody technology on the market, such as mouse hybridoma, the company's proprietary technology can generate RabMAbs more efficiently and that have superior binding affinity and bioactivity in a wide variety of biological assays.
We developed and validated a yeast-based bioassay to measure androgen bioactivity in clinical samples, including human serum, for the detection of androgen-like and antiandrogenic compounds (9).
Like Woodward, he noted that ATP is a relative measure of the bioactivity in the process and usually can be correlated to the overall effectiveness of the microbiological control program.
The results exhibit that the volatile oil in Basilicum polystachyon has very strong bioactivity of antimicrobial, antioxidant and cytotoxicity.
Consistently, the peel powders displayed more enhanced bioactivity than did the pomace powders.
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.
There are cases where it may make sense to think of a botanical more or less as a chemical, such as when its bioactivity is derived from a single constituent, or a group of constituents.
Study of Bioactivity. The in vitro bioactivity study was performed by soaking the MBGs in simulated body fluid (SBF) prepared by the method of Kokubo et al.
NPD1 synthesis agonists include neurotrophins and oxidative stress; NPD1 elicits potent anti-inflammatory actions and prohomeostatic bioactivity, is anti-angiogenic, promotes corneal nerve regeneration, and induces cell survival.
PowderPure's initial vision was strikingly similar: they aimed to create a drying process that would allow whole foods to retain full bioactivity in powder form.
Joachim Kohn, Ph.D., Rutgers University, will deliver the opening day keynote address, "Perspectives on Bioactivity."
Lobel and Hench [7] have shown that the biocompatibility and bioactivity of a sol-gel material is determined by the gel substrate concentration, surface texture, the size of the protein getting adsorbed on the material surface and the pH of the solution.