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Synonyms for activation

Synonyms for activation

stimulation of activity in an organism or chemical

the activity of causing to have energy and be active

making active and effective (as a bomb)

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The pattern of localization of the putative oocyte activation factor, phospholipase Czeta, in uncapacitated, capacitated, and ionophore-treated human spermatozoa.
The subsequent intracellular signaling pathway leads to release of preformed molecules such as histamine and leukotriene C4 (LTC4), chemotactic factors like the platelet activation factor (PAF) and retinoic acid, basogranulin, cytokines including IL-4, IL-13, IL-6, TNF[alpha], and TSLP, chemokines, and antimicrobial peptides.
Endothelial activation factor levels are lower in patients with ARDS related to trauma as opposed to septic insults.
This was also supported by the platelet activation factor data as given in table 1, indicating no increase in platelet factor 4 release activated by the microspheres on incubation with blood compared to untreated blood.
According to the 5-dimension model of psychopathology, L-theanine produced significant reductions on PANSS positive (p = 0.004) and activation factor (p = 0.006) scores compared with placebo.