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Inactivate Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    inactivate v
  1. release from military service or remove from the active list of military service [syn: demobilize, demobilise] [ant: call up]
  2. make inactive; "they deactivated the file" [syn: deactivate] [ant: activate]
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    • Genetic mutations warn of skin cancer risk
      ( Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute ) In a study published in Nature Genetics, researchers have discovered that mutations in a specific gene are responsible for a hereditary form of skin cancer. These mutations inactivate the POT1 gene that protects our chromosomes, and, in turn, results in skin cancer. The mechanism that underlies this form of skin cancer is also a Read more on this news related to 'Inactivate'

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