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 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.
Two oligomers were used separately to immobilize glucose oxidase (GOx) on corona-treated low-density polyethylene (LDPE) at 254 nm for 1 min in an [N.
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.
The objective of this project was to immobilize glucose oxidase (GOx) through a novel approach in molecular imprinting in order to not only retain but also increase enzyme stability and efficiency.
Keep a piece of wood, cardboard or even a magazine folded in half to immobilize an arm - and store a triangular bandage to serve as a sling.
For decades, scientists have been searching for ways to immobilize soluble enzymes with a variety of solid materials.
1994) reported that a standard dose of 10 mg thiafentanil was used to immobilize moose from a helicopter in winter.