What is activated?

  • (adj): (of sewage) treated with aeration and bacteria to aid decomposition.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on activated:

Superantigen
... to a normal antigen-induced T-cell response where.001-.0001% of the body’s T-cells are activated, these SAgs are capable of activating up to 83% of the body’s T-ce ... The large number of activated T-cells generates a massive immune response which is not specific to any particular epitope on the SAg thus undermining one ... More importantly, the large number of activated T-cells secrete large amounts of cytokines, the most important of which is Interferon gamma ...
41st Bombardment Squadron - History - Lineage
41st Bombardment Squadron (Very Heavy) on 28 March 1944 Activated on 1 April 1944 Inactivated on 10 May 1944 Activated on 1 June 1944 Inactivated on 10 June 1946 Activated in ...
20th Reconnaissance Squadron
... Tactical Air Support Squadron (Light) and activated, on 26 April 1965 (not organized) Organized on 8 May 1965 Inactivated on 1 April 1973 Redesignated 20th Tactical Air Support ... (remained inactive) Activated on 1 April 1990 Inactivated 31 December 1991 Activated and Redesignated 20th Reconnaissance Squadron on 14 Jan 2011 ...
Protease-activated Receptor
... Protease-activated receptors are a subfamily of related G protein-coupled receptors that are activated by cleavage of part of their extracellular domain ...
22d Tactical Air Support Training Squadron - History - Lineage
... Constituted 46th Bombardment Squadron (Medium) on 20 November 1940 Activated on 15 January 1941 Redesignated 22d Antisubmarine Squadron (Heavy) on 3 March 1943 Disbanded on 11 November 1943 Reconstituted, and ...

More definitions of "activated":

  • (adj): Rendered active; e.g. rendered radioactive or luminescent or photosensitive or conductive.
  • (adj): Of e.g. a molecule; made reactive or more reactive.
    Synonyms: excited
  • (adj): Set up and placed on active assignment.
    Example: "A newly activated unit"