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unreactive

(of a substance) not readily partaking in chemical reactions
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To this end, we first explore the experimental conditions for the microstructure formation via reaction-induced phase separation using simplified model systems consisting of reactive (OH end groups) or unreactive (CI end groups) PES filaments in RTM6, by optical microscopy and Raman spectroscopy.
The IB feature thus visually displays all reactive (positive) and unreactive (tested negative) as well as untested regions on a given antigen.
According to Hajj, results showed that the mountain was inert -- a term that means it is chemically unreactive -- which he said was due to the time that had elapsed.
Platinum is a dense, malleable, ductile, highly unreactive, precious, and transition metal.
In recent years, biosorption by biologically originated materials in removing heavy metals has drawn more and more attention, largely due to the unique properties of these biomaterials being environmentally unreactive, low cost, effective at low metal concentration and easily reusable [8-9].
Monitoring several patients inside intensive care units (ICU), the subjects were confirmed dead through normal observations like the absence of a pulse and unreactive pupils, The Independent reported.
In fact, S-100 protein reactivity occurs in some cases while others are unreactive or just focally and weakly reactive [6, 1012].
Vitamin E has chromanol ring in its structure which donates hydrogen to free radicals thus making them unreactive (Kumari et al., 2013).
Metallic silver is relatively unreactive, while AgNPs are highly reactive as they generate Ag+ ions [47].
One of the chief challenges of sequestering carbon dioxide is that it is relatively chemically unreactive. "On its own, it is quite difficult to convert carbon dioxide into something else," said Argonne chemist Larry Curtiss, an author of the study.
Strategies for limiting color development were based on: adjusting the pH; the saturation of polyphenols with unreactive divalent metal ions; and the suppression of iron reactivity through complexation.