To reconstruct the original form of a protein or nucleic acid following denaturation
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  • renature — transitive verb (renatured; renaturing) Etymology: re + denature Date: 1926 to restore (as a denatured protein) to an original or normal condition • renaturation noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • renature — /ree nay cheuhr/, v.t., renatured, renaturing. to restore (a denatured substance) to its former, natural state. [1925 30; RE + NATURE; cf. DENATURE] * * * …   Universalium

  • renature — re·na·ture ( )rē nā chər vt, tured; tur·ing nāch (ə )riŋ to restore (as a denatured protein) to an original or normal condition …   Medical dictionary

  • renature — re·nature …   English syllables

  • renature — (ˈ)rē+ transitive verb Etymology: re + nature : to restore (as denatured material) to its original nature silk fibroin is the first protein to be completely renatured after denaturation J.W.McBain …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cot analysis — C0t analysis, also known as DNA reassociation kinetics, is a biochemical technique that measures how much repetitive DNA is in a genome.[1] It is used to study genome structure and organization and has also been used to simplify the sequencing of …   Wikipedia

  • Cot filtration — Cot filtration, or CF, is a technique that uses the principles of DNA renaturation kinetics (i.e. Cot analysis) to separate the repetitive DNA sequences that dominate many eukaryotic genomes from gene rich single/low copy sequences.[1][2] This… …   Wikipedia

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • renaturation — noun see renature …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Isar — For other uses, see ISAR (disambiguation). Isar The river Isar near Munich. Origin Eiskarlspitze, Alps, Austria …   Wikipedia

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