chemical inhibitor

chemical inhibitor

[′kem·i·kəl in′hib·əd·ər]
(chemistry)
A substance capable of stopping or retarding a chemical reaction.
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They applied a chemical inhibitor of BRD9 to dishes of embryonic stem cells and performed a series of experiments to comprehensively analyze the cells' pluripotency in association with changes in BAF-complex activity.
The scientists were then able to produce a chemical inhibitor, which they used to prevent the body's production of IL-9 and therefore stopping the genetic process that occurs prior to an asthma attack.
The activity of the serine proteases was corroborated with a specific chemical inhibitor, PMSF (phenylmethanesulfonyl fluoride), at 10 mM in DMSO (dimethyl sulphoxide).
While testing a chemical inhibitor of S1P activity, Espenshade says, he and his team added the chemical to hamster cells and were surprised to find that SCAP disappeared from the cells.
Cacti seed may need to be subject to heavy rains that wash off a chemical inhibitor and soaks the soil sufficiently to support the growth of young seedlings.
Effect on glycation was monitored by synthetic/ chemical inhibitor 5-Sulfoslicyclic acid (5-SSA).
This is achievable only if there is a good understanding of how phosphonate chemical inhibitor interacts with the carbonate formation.
However, when the neutral sphingomyelinase was inhibited by using a small molecule inhibitor and a chemical inhibitor, the activated brain cells and beta amyloid were unable to kill neurons.Experts tested the two inhibitors using human brain cells in a mouse model and a cell culture model."Understanding how the disease process works is important in identifying effective approaches to protect the brain and stop the progression of Alzheimer's disease," said Pahan.
Around the pinpoint of blue light, the scientists created a doughnut of UV light, stimulating the chemical inhibitor in the monomer.
They found that they were able to use a chemical inhibitor to block the movement of some tumour cells.
Gleevec[R] is a chemical inhibitor of the Bcr/Ab1 tyrosine kinase, a dysregulated enzyme that is believed to cause leukemia.
The use of Ba additives in diesel fuel to suppress exhaust smoke is an example of the chemical inhibitor approach [79].

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