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the act or an instance of demoting

a lowering in or deprivation of character or self-esteem

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Numerous studies indicate that Polypodium leucotomos inhibits degradative matrix remodeling, a main cause of photoaging.
Supporting the communication function, exosomes not only have the capacity to carry a large cargo load, but can protect the contents from degradative enzymes like RNase, trypsin, or chemical substances, due to its bi-lipid membrane (31,32).
In fact, any neurobiological system involves multiple gene products interacting with each other, such as components of signaling cascades, neurotransmitters and their receptors, or degradative enzymes.
These cells, part of a greater immunological response, may attempt to digest (phagocytize) the wear material by releasing degradative enzymes and other factors that also can increase the immunological response.
To create consistency in water use analysis, the United Nations Environment Programme/Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry recently proposed that water use be classified as in-stream or off-stream and consumptive or degradative (Bayart et al.
Topsoil loss contributes to lower soil fertility, compensated for by higher fertilizer application, which further exacerbates the degradative cycle.
But pain can indicate cartilage damage and the fluid in a swollen joint contains degradative enzymes that chew up cartilage like candy.
Tianjin Sitaili Attitude Favourable Degradative Plastics Co.
His close colleague, Alex Glazer, who carried out fundamental work on phycobiliproteins in a photosynthetic antenna (2 ), put forward a general hypothesis that end products of degradative metabolic pathways may play important roles as protective agents and that in this context bilirubin is a likely candidate for such a role.
There is little doubt that the latency of olfaction is controlled to some extent by mucosal properties (density, and transport properties, primarily viscosity as well as composition of odorant binding and degradative proteins).
The degradative oxidation of polyethylene can lead to the formation of the carbonyl chemical functionality.
PKC activates the degradative enzyme, ECE (endothelin converting enzyme) that effectively degrades A[beta] that has already been formed.
2000) have been examined for endosulfan degradation, these fungi were isolated for other degradative activities.
The oxidative and hydrolytic degradative nature of biodiesel was well-demonstrated in the study, as the acid value and water content of the biodiesel increased from 0.
In the case of the HPV chemicals under consideration, high sorption values among hydrophobic chemicals caused them to stick to other particles and be sequestered from the degradative processes used to treat wastewater.