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Word: inhibit

Definition: restrain; prohibit; retard or prevent; N. inhibition


Sentences Containing 'inhibit'

"Competition and Real Estate", includes a link to the real estate laws of each U.S. state and how they support or inhibit real estate brokerage competition.
(Chopped fiber could inhibit good penetration of the grout to steel mesh constructions.
A 2007 review said CBD had shown potential to relieve convulsion, inflammation, cough, congestion and nausea, and to inhibit cancer cell growth.
A peculiar feature of RTN4's isoform RTN4A (Nogo-A) is its ability to inhibit axonal growth.
Albendazole also has been shown to inhibit the enzyme fumarate reductase, which is helminth-specific.
Although improving symptoms, 4-AP does not inhibit progression of MS.
Applications can temporarily inhibit this timer by using the "SetThreadExecutionState" API.
Buggs persuaded Bishop Thomas Morton to inhibit Clarke from preaching, and, though Archbishop George Abbot had given him a license, Clarke had to leave Coventry.
But, due to the continued existence of the 1922 Light Railway Order, he could not dispose of any land, or asset that could inhibit the re-opening of the railway.
By rapidly interpreting and responding to audience behaviour by means of a sophisticated AI system, the humanoid sentinels work effortlessly to try and inhibit the audience at every turn.
Chemicals that inhibit PEP have attracted research interest due to their potential therapeutic effects.
Chronic overactivity of these neurons could disrupt normal function of the pituitary-adrenal axis and cause an increased stimulation of hypothalamic somatostatin secretion, which, in turn, could inhibit the secretion of other hormones.
Concomittant hypomagnesemia will inhibit potassium replacement as magnesium is a cofactor for potassium uptake.
Each tiny particle is thoroughly coated with a surfactant to inhibit clumping.
Folk belief often held such individuals could rise as some form of undead (such as a vampire) and burying them at crossroads would inhibit their ability to find and wreak havoc on their living relations and former associates.
Immunosuppressive drugs or immunosuppressive agents are drugs that inhibit or prevent activity of the immune system.
Inhibin acts to inhibit activin, which is a peripherally produced hormone that positively stimulates GnRH-producing cells.
introduced the experimental drug Cordaptive, which can both raise HDL and lower LDL (combining an extended-release form of the B vitamin niacin with laropiprant, a novel compound intended to inhibit flushing or redness of the face).
It binds to FKBP1A like tacrolimus, however the complex does not inhibit calcineurin but another protein, mTOR.
Miriam’s boldest move as agrarian reform secretary was to ask President Aquino to inhibit herself from deliberations of the Presidential Agrarian Reform Council (PARC) on the stock distribution scheme of Hacienda Luisita.
Naltrexone, an opioid antagonist also acts at very low dosage, to inhibit microglia cells thereby reducing proinflammatory cytokines and neurotoxic superoxides.
Narcotics such as morphine and heroin work by mimicking endorphins—chemicals produced naturally by the body which have effects similar to dopamine—or by disabling the neurons that normally inhibit the release of dopamine in the reward system.
Nevertheless, they do not prevent an infection and also inhibit later reparative processes.
Occasionally suicides and assassins were buried upside down, as a post-mortem punishment and (as with burial at cross-roads) to inhibit the activities of the resulting undead.
Omacetaxine acts only on the initial step of protein translation and does not inhibit protein synthesis from mRNAs that have already commenced translation.
One of the reasons Tn5 is so unreactive is because the N- and C-termini are located in relatively close proximity to one another and tend to inhibit each other.
Organophosphates inhibit AChE, causing OP poisoning by phosphorylating the serine hydroxyl residue on AChE, which inactivates AChE.
Point mutations at particular phenylalanine residues have shown to inhibit PKC-α’s ability to activate phospholipase D. Current research is being conducted investigating PKC-α’s inhibitory affects.
Polyclonal antibodies inhibit T lymphocytes and cause their lysis, which is both complement-mediated cytolysis and cell-mediated opsonization followed by removal of reticuloendothelial cells from the circulation in the spleen and liver.
Statins, by inhibiting the HMG CoA reductase pathway, simultaneously inhibit the production of both cholesterol and specific prenylated proteins (see diagram).
Subsequently, his group elucidated the structure of the smallest peptide, and using the synthetic pentapeptide, demonstrated its ability to potentiate bradykinin and to inhibit the conversion of angiotensin I in vivo in experimental models of hypertension.
Such preservation may depend on the presence of clay-like minerals that inhibit decomposition, and ocean chemistry may only have favoured the production of such minerals for limited periods of time.
The 2007 plot to behead a British Muslim soldier was undertaken by a group of British Pakistanis in Birmingham, England, planning to kidnap and behead a British Muslim soldier in order to undermine the morale of the British Army and inhibit its recruitment of Muslims.
The drug-eluting stent, which releases chemicals that inhibit restenosis, has shown marked success and seems to be replacing the bare-metal stent in America, though Europeans have resisted the change due to the expense.
The human form of OSM was originally isolated in 1986 from the growth media of PMA treated U-937 histiocytic lymphoma cells by its ability to inhibit the growth of cell lines established from melanomas and other solid tumours.
The nature and thickness of any passive fire protection materials used in conjunction with wiring and raceways has a quantifiable impact upon the ampacity derating, because the thermal insulation properties needed for fire resistance also inhibit air cooling of power conductors.
The resulting protein eNpHR3.0 is used in optogenetic research to inhibit neurons with light.
The stimulatory effects of CCK oppose those of ghrelin, which has been shown to inhibit the vagus nerve.
The study did find empathy may no inhibit ORI.
The taste system involves a complicated feedback loop, with each nerve acting to inhibit the signals of other nerves.
There is some evidence that interleukin-10 may inhibit it in an animal model.
These chemical compounds inhibit the enzyme acetylcholinesterase, preventing the normal breakdown of neurotransmitter acetylcholine.
These natural statins probably function to inhibit HMG-CoA reductase enzymes in bacteria and fungi that compete with the producer.
They also inhibit mast cell activation, and leukocyte and platelet adherence to the vascular endothelium.
Thus in McCullough's reformulation, anger and anxiety do not stand against each other, as in an interpersonal conflict, but rather: anger activates anxiety, which then activates some "defence mechanisms" to avoid or inhibit the activation of anger.
Thus, the exact effect of temperature on itch remains unclear, with different levels of heat and cold proven to both enhance and inhibit itch.
Using standard antimicrobial susceptibility tests, "Psilocybe semilanceata" was shown to strongly inhibit the growth of the human pathogen methicillin-resistant "Staphylococcus aureus" (MRSA).
Virophages are satellite viruses that inhibit or impair the reproduction of the auxiliary virus.
When the egg is released, the ovary begins to produce progesterone to inhibit the hypothalamus and the anterior pituitary thus stopping the estrogen-LH positive feedback loop.
Withaferin A, a sterodial lactone from "Withania Somnifera" plant is known to inhibit Sp1 transcription factor.

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