renaturation

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renaturation

[rē‚nach·ə′rā·shən]
(biochemistry)
The process of restoring denatured proteins to their original condition.
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The plasmid DNA renatures when the alkali of Solution II is neutralized by the acid of Solution III and the plasmid DNA will not pellet.
The ability of denatured nucleic acid molecules to renature or hybridize forms the basis for numerous methods and applications including southern blot, northern blot and PCR.
In so doing, it applies a high coaptive pressure to the tissue bundle during the generation of tissue temperatures under 100[degrees]C; hydrogen cross-links are first ruptured and then renature, resulting in a vascular seal that has high tensile strength.