Hydrophobic

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Hydrophobic

Describing any substance that repels water. This is important in the petroleum industry.
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Protein surface hydrophobicity was determined by the method of Benjakul et al.
The modus operandi used to improve wetting and reduce hydrophobicity is done through incorporation of surfactants.
Finally, SF21 isolate have ability to produce bile salt hydrolase with good colonizing properties but without blood hemolysis were obtained from the experiments with 77.32% of hydrophobicity, 32.45% survival in gastric juice and 87.30 % of bile salt tolerance.
The surface hydrophobicity of proteins is one of the main structural characteristics used to evaluate changes in protein conformation [36].
The drip loss, hydrophobicity, secondary structure of myofibrillar proteins, ice crystal, microstructures of myofibrillar proteins, and water mobility were determined after storage.
The differences between FC and FS of proteins may be due to the factors influencing foam formation including hydrophobic amino acid content, surface hydrophobicity, location of hydrophobic amino acid residues on the protein surface, presence of thiol groups, cations and anions, carbohydrates, and lipids [44].
In this paper, the porous structure films of the PS and silica nanoparticles of different surface hydrophobicity are fabricated from breath figure method.
Based on this, the relationship between hydrophobicity and optical haze has been studied.
The aggregation (Del Re et al., 2000) and hydrophobicity (Rosenberg et al., 1980) were measured.
The angles are 125.6[degrees] (modified with sodium stearate) and 121.3[degrees] (modified with sodium oleate), larger than 90[degrees], critical between hydrophile and hydrophobicity, when modifier dosage is 1.5%.
Hydrophobicity seems to weaken bacterial attachment to surface which can be exploited in applications that require bacteria free environment.