immobilize


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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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The technique developed by Goel, whose details have not been revealed, involves mass producing "apatite minerals" - or glasses - to immobilize iodine.
It is a correction of tMQ considering the relationship between support pore diameter (PD) and maximum protein diameter (MD), in order to quantitatively estimate how diffusional restrictions could affect the maximum protein quantity to immobilize (Cutino-Avila et al.
Henceforth, new strategies are also continuously emerging to immobilize [beta]-galactosidase for producing lactose-free dairy products in dairy industries.
The modified version improved the efficiency of the bacteria's ability to immobilize uranium proportionally to the number of nanowires while subsequently improving its viability as a catalytic cell.
Scientists at Purdue University wanted to determine if ultraviolet (UV) polymerization could be used as a quick, feasible and inexpensive way to immobilize an enzyme--glucose oxidase--on food contact surfaces.
Researchers used two oligomers separately and a UV lamp to immobilize glucose oxidase onto corona-treated low-density polyethylene (LDPE).
teaching students as young as 13 as well as teachers and staff they have options and the power to immobilize a would-be sniper as a last resort.