Definition of permeabilize in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈpərmēəbəˌlīz/


[with object] (often as adjective permeabilized) technical
Make permeable.
Example sentences
  • Cells were then permeabilized by agitation with 4 packed cell volumes of glass beads, and extracts were collected.
  • This damage was observed whether or not the cells were permeabilized and independent of the presence of singlet oxygen.
  • It may be that the connections between permeabilized areas seal before the vesicle aggregates do.



Pronunciation: /ˌpərmēəbəliˈzāSHən/
Example sentences
  • Accordingly, we designed a study focused on assessing the dependence of membrane permeabilization in low-frequency regime.
  • However, it will be necessary to ensure that the shock-wave parameters needed for effective cell permeabilization do not cause unacceptable tissue damage in vivo.
  • However, the role of PEI in membrane permeabilization is still debated.

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Syllabification: per·me·a·bil·ize

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