Adjektiv zu 'to degrade
Definition of degrade in English:
1 [with object] Treat or regard (someone) with contempt or disrespect:she thought that many supposedly erotic pictures degraded women
1.1Lower the character or quality of:repeaters clean up and amplify the degraded signal
1.2 archaic Reduce (someone) to a lower rank, especially as a punishment:he was degraded from his high estate
2Break down or deteriorate chemically: [no object]:when exposed to light, the materials will degrade [with object]:the bacteria will degrade hydrocarbons
(formal) causing degradation
Full Definition of degradation
1: the act or process of degrading2a: decline to a low, destitute, or demoralized stateb: moral or intellectual decadence : degeneration
Expression of degradative enzymes and protease inhibitors in corneas with keratoconus.
Regulation of the degradative pathway enzymes coded for by the TOL plasmid (pWWO) from Pseudomonas putida mt-2
Influence of mechanical stress on oxidative-degradative processes in polyisoprene
Thiolases can function either degradatively, in the beta-oxidation pathway of fatty acids, or biosynthetically.
The novel monomers mono- and bis-(trifluoroethoxy)-chloro-triazines react degradatively to give low molecular weight products with extensive loss of volatile materials which are thought to be fluorine containing materials.
It functions both biosynthetically in coenzyme M biosynthesis and degradatively, in the degradation of sulfolactate.