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Hydrophobic

Describing any substance that repels water. This is important in the petroleum industry.
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In the end, SynCo was able to successfully incorporate a hydrophobic interaction chromatography step, but defining and optimizing the process put the project timelines further at risk.
The strong hydrophobic interaction of the cinnamates side chains promotes the formation of spherical structure.
Intramolecular associations are dominant compared with intermolecular associations in dilute solution, thus the hydrophobic interactions produce a decrease in the hydrophobic radius of the copolymer coil.
H] indicated the existence of associates formed through hydrophobic interactions of the substituents.
Downstream areas can support an array of column chromatography and filtration processes including affinity, ion exchange, hydrophobic interaction, gel filtration, ultrafiltration, and diafiltration.
These absorption results indicate that the MPDMAPP interacts with PVA + PVP matrix via intermolecular hydrogen bonding and hydrophobic interaction and forms the charge transfer complex or charge cluster groups.
SEND ID contains a hydrophobic interaction functional group to enable "on-chip" clean-up of samples.
Therefore, the hydrophobic interaction arising from the isopropyl groups and the polymer backbone in PNIPAAAm plays a dominant role (28), which leads to a collapase of the nanogel particles and gellation of the nanogel dispersion.
In an amphiphilic polyelectrolyte, if the attractive hydrophobic interaction between the hydrophobic groups prevails over the electrostatic repulsion between the charged groups, the hydrophobic groups can self-aggregate intramolecularly to form a micelle-like structure in aqueous solution.
Strong hydrophobic interactions and hydrogen bonds with a secondary dense layer of pectin facilitated the greater retention of the volatiles.
Stable and strong adhesion of a tissue specimen to the microscope slide surface while mitigating hydrophobic interactions is important for achieving successful and consistent sample preparation and staining.
Protein quaternary agglomerates, especially the 7S fraction of soy, are held together by hydrophobic interactions (Utsumi et al.