Definition of Inactivate:
make silent, calm
Synonyms of Inactivate:
● Fix up
● Shut up
● Can it
● Clam up
● Cool it
● Cool out
● Dummy up
Opposite/Antonyms of Inactivate:
● Turn up
Sentence/Example of Inactivate:
In 1999, he and a group of scientists successfully developed China’s first inactivated hepatitis A vaccine.
Sinovac’s vaccine is based on inactivated vaccine technology that makes it a more affordable option than vaccines from companies like Pfizer and Moderna.
First, its inactivated virus technology means that its vaccine will likely be more accessible to lower- and middle-income countries.
Wang Junzhi, a member of the nation’s vaccine task force, told journalists on December 4 that the doses of inactivated vaccines will be ready for launch before the end of the year.
Vaccine makers have typically used the virus itself or a fragment of the virus, often in a weakened or inactivated form, to inoculate recipients.
More recently, they have been linked to severe disease by inactivating critical components of viral immune defenses in a significant fraction of patients with severe disease.
More typically, vaccines are developed using a weakened or inactivated version of the virus itself.
Researchers use heat or chemicals to inactivate the virus so that it can no longer cause infection.
Extracts in which no attempt was made to inactivate the enzymes present proved unsatisfactory.