Definition of bioactive in English:

bioactive

Syllabification: bi·o·ac·tive
Pronunciation: /ˌbīōˈaktiv
 
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adjective

(Of a substance) having a biological effect.
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  • Polyethylene glycol is also widely used as a suppository base, to make solid dispersions in order to enhance the solubility of drugs and for the modification of proteins and bioactive substances.
  • Analysis of a variety of bioactive proteins contributing to human health is a potential future application of the HSS software package as well as multifunctional PCS.
  • Glanbia's lactoferrin (branded Bioferrin (R)) is a bioactive milk protein, which has been shown to facilitate immune enhancement, intestinal health and overall wellness.

Derivatives

bioactivity

Pronunciation: /-akˈtivitē/
noun
More example sentences
  • In this frequency range, one needs to minimize liquid water but sufficiently hydrate the sample for bioactivity, native conformation.
  • This is an unusual example of a blocked phase transition (collapsed to monolayer form) inhibiting bioactivity.
  • In these studies extracts were prepared from gut tissue and assayed for insulin immunoactivity or insulin specific bioactivity, such as increased glucose uptake.

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