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The work may lead to drugs that deactivate the uncontrolled cell division that leads to cancer.
Though vegetable oils often start out with large quantities of radical-quenching antioxidants, a new study finds that the processing to get rid of oils' distinctive flavors and colors deactivates or removes such compounds.
The unit successfully activates, deactivates and reactivates labels applied to any music or video product, using recent technological advancements in sensing and controlling methods.
Pharmaceutical chemists have developed a compound that, in vitro, deactivates an enzyme vital to the maturation and function of the AIDS virus (HIV).