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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Denature (0.01346 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Denature.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: denature mengubah sifat benda
English → English (WordNet) Definition: denature denature v 1: add nonfissionable material to (fissionable material) so as to make unsuitable for use in an atomic bomb 2: modify (as a native protein) especially by heat, acid, alkali, or ultraviolet radiation so that all of the original properties are removed or diminished 3: make (alcohol) unfit for drinking without impairing usefulness for other purposes
English → English (gcide) Definition: Denature Denature \De*na"ture\, v. t. [De- + nature.] To deprive of its natural qualities; change the nature of. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. to render (ethyl alcohol) unfit to drink by adding in toxic or unpalatable substances (such as benzene or pyridine) which nevertherless permit alcohol to be used as a solvent. [PJC] 3. modify the tertiary structure of (a protein or nucleic acid) so as to reduce or destroy its characteristic biological activity. Note: Bioactive macromolecules such as enzymes or DNA may be denatured by heat, acid, alkali, or solvent treatment; the extent of such treatment required to denature a molecule varies with the specific compound. In some cases the denatured molecules may regain their original properties (renature) by other treatments. Denaturation may also cause a change in the physical properties of such molecules, e.g. proteins may become insoluble in water. [PJC] Denature \De*na"ture\, v. i. To become denatured. [PJC]

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