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renature

[ree-ney-cher] /riˈneɪ tʃər/
verb (used with object), renatured, renaturing.
1.
to restore (a denatured substance) to its former, natural state.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; re- + nature; cf. denature
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  • However, inside every living cell, there are proteins called chaperones whose job it is to renature proteins.

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