Definition of permeabilize in English:

permeabilize

verb

[WITH OBJECT]often as adjective permeabilized
technical
  • Make permeable.

    • ‘This damage was observed whether or not the cells were permeabilized and independent of the presence of singlet oxygen.’
    • ‘Immediately after obtaining this data set the cell was fixed, permeabilized, and stained.’
    • ‘After 15 minutes of fixation, the cells were washed and permeabilized for 5 minutes with Reagent 2 from the kit.’
    • ‘It may be that the connections between permeabilized areas seal before the vesicle aggregates do.’
    • ‘Cells were then permeabilized by agitation with 4 packed cell volumes of glass beads, and extracts were collected.’

Pronunciation

permeabilize

/ˈpərmēəbəˌlīz/