Hydrophobic


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Hydrophobic

Describing any substance that repels water. This is important in the petroleum industry.
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Foldable silicone lenses have hydrophobic surfaces.
A super hydrophobic surface should have a low CAH (<[10.
As Per Eswara Prasad, Team Lead Chemicals & Materials at Allied Market Research, "The preparation process of hydrophobic coating requires sparse technical knowledge, which is leading towards high threat of forward integration by raw material suppliers to manufacture hydrophobic coatings.
With the hydrophobic coating, the display of Samsung's future smartphones could pretty much prevent smudges and fingerprints from sticking and building up on the screen.
However, clinical development of this anticancer drug has been stopped because of the inability to develop an intravenous formulation of this water-insoluble, highly hydrophobic active pharmaceutical ingredient.
The heparin modification of PMMA IOL changed the surface property from hydrophobic to hydrophilic, which resulted in a reduced inflammatory cell adhesion and, therefore, a better uveal biocompatibility.
The opening of the lid shifts inactive configuration to active one due to hydrophobic interactions between the substrate and non-polar amino acids of the lid [8].
The spreading dynamics on hydrophobic surfaces follow the molecular-kinetic theory for both advancing and receding motion, as shown in Fig.
Garibbo, Boragno, and Gagliardi prepared a superhydrophobic film by first coating the surface with a liquid prepolymer and then covering that coated surface with a porous hydrophobic membrane with [10.
Afterwards, we checked the secondary structural information in the Rasmol command line window and manually chose the hydrophobic regions to appear as green.
All the peptides identified from the different proteins were rich in proline along with other hydrophobic amino acids like alanine, leucine, isoleucine, valine, phenylalanie, methionine and tryptophan.
The method of water drop contact angle [6-13] is widely used for defining hydrophobic properties of waterproof textile materials.