• (adj): Causing motion or action or change.
    Synonyms: actuating
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Some articles on activating:

PAF Acetylhydrolase
... PAF acetylhydrolase is an enzyme that catabolizes platelet-activating factor ... enzymes with this function Lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 Platelet-activating factor acetylhydrolase 2, cytoplasmic Platelet-activating factor acetylhydrolase 1b regulatory ...
Transforming Growth Factor Beta - TGF-β Activation
... Although TGF-β is important in regulating crucial cellular activities, only a few TGF-β activating pathways are currently known, and the full mechanism behind the ... Some of the known activating pathways are cell or tissue specific, while some are seen in multiple cell types and tissues ... It is well known that perturbations of these activating factors can lead to unregulated TGF-β signaling levels that may cause several complications including inflammation, autoimmune ...
Bivalent Chromatin
... Bivalent chromatin is chromatin that contains both activating and repressing epigenetic modifications in the same area ... Activating chromatin modifications increase the accessibility of the chromatin to RNA polymerase, where repressing modifications decrease the accessibility to RNA polymerase ... Once the repressing modifications are removed however, the activating modifications attract transcription machinery, and the gene becomes activated ...
SREBP Cleavage Activating Protein
... Sterol regulatory element-binding protein cleavage-activating protein, also known as SREBP cleavage-activating protein or SCAP is a protein that in ...
... GeneCards SAE1 Gene Gene Ontology Molecular function • ubiquitin activating enzyme activity • protein binding • protein C-terminus binding • enzyme activator activity • ligase activity • SUMO ...

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    it is best then that the buried word remain buried for we were intended to appreciate only its fruits and not the secret principle activating them to know this would be to know too much. Meanwhile it is possible to know just enough, and this is all we were supposed to know, toward which we have been straining all our lives.
    John Ashbery (b. 1927)