inactivation inactivation  /ɪ ˌnæk tɪ ˈveɪ ʃən/


  1. (n) the process of rendering inactive
  2. (n) breaking up a military unit (by transfers or discharges)


  1. Salk argued, it must be because of ''fractional inactivation.
  2. Salk argued, it must be because of ''fractional inactivation.
  3. Partisans of what has come to be known as the Reese method of ultraviolet inactivation contend that it definitely produces a superior vaccine.


  1. Shut Down of Cell Survival Process Found to Influence Fate of Lung Cancer Tumors

    New research from Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Princeton University and other collaborators suggests that inactivation of an essential gene responsible for the cell survival process known as autophagy can suppress the growth of non-small-cell lung cancer tumors and render them more benign. The findings suggest a possible role for autophagy blockers in the treatment of this type of ...
    on July 1, 2013     Source: Newswise

  2. Photo Release -- HII Awarded $745 Million Contract to Inactivate USS Enterprise (CVN 65)

    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- Huntington Ingalls Industries announced today that the company has received a $745 million cost-plus-incentive fee contract for the inactivation of the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise ...
    on June 29, 2013     Source: GlobeNewswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Dept. of Defense announces 3rd brigade inactivation at Ft. Knox

    FRANKFORT, Ky.  (WHAS11/NEWS RELEASE) -- Fort Knox’s 3,500-Soldier 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division is among 12 brigade combat teams in the U.S. Army that have been identified for inactivation by 2017. According to Steve Beshear, the inactivation of this combat team is expected to remove nearly 10,000 people from the area and that includes: the military employees and their families ...
    on June 26, 2013     Source: WHAS TV11 Louisville

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