amphiphilic


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am·phi·phil·ic

 (ăm′fə-fĭl′ĭk)
adj.
Of or relating to a molecule having a polar, water-soluble group attached to a nonpolar, water-insoluble hydrocarbon chain.

amphiphilic

(ˌæmfɪˈfɪlɪk)
adj
relating to or characterizing an amphiphile
Translations
amphiphile
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captive systems has developed and patented a technology for producing amphiphilic magnetic nanoparticles, Which are soluble in water, And can be used as magnetic fluids (mf) for the capture, Removal and recovery of metal ions from wastewaters and in a single step, By simply using a mixing and magnetic trap.
One new raw material concept for biofouling coatings under development by Evonik combines water-repellent (hydrophobic) silicones with water-loving (hydrophilic) polymers to form amphiphilic polymers with alternating hydrophilic and hydrophobic domains, according to Silber.
6) the amphiphilic e-poly-L-lysine (EPL)/poly (e-caprolactone) (PCL) copolymer showed a broad-spectrum antibacterial activity against Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus aureus, and Bacillus subtilis.
1-Monocaproin, a 1-monoacylglycerol, was synthesized with the reaction of glycidol by chromium-caproic fatty acid complexes and was found to be amphiphilic in nature.
It is comprised of an aqueous phase that includes at least one amphiphilic compound selected from the group consisting of urea, sodium 5-oxo-2-pyrrolidinecarboxylate (sodium PCA), hydroxyethyl urea, nicotinamide, sodium citrate, ascorbic acid, or combinations thereof; and an oil phase comprising at least one water-in-oil emulsifier being an emulsifying linear silicone.
Another supporting reason is that the particular cysteine residue has a potential for the formation of amphiphilic helix [27].
These include Parisa Ariya, who is advancing studies into atmospheric chemistry and climate change, as well as Francoise Winnik, an expert in amphiphilic materials and their self-assembly for the synthesis and characterization of stimuli-responsive polymers.
In this era of neoantigen discovery, albumin-binding amphiphilic peptides delivering a neoantigen payload directly to the lymph node provides a natural setting for production of large quantities of T-cells specifically trained to attack tumors by homing in on the presence of specific neoantigens on the tumor cell surface.
Their topics include dendrimer-nanoparticle conjugates in nano-medicine, dendritic polymers for the repair of tissues, the theranostic potential of dendronized iron oxide nanoparticles, structurally flexible and amphiphilic poly(amidoamine) dendrimers as non-viral vectors for siRNA delivery, and the impact of physico-chemical properties on dendrimer pharmacokinetics and biodistribution.
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APPS is a newly designed amphiphilic derivative of ascorbyl 2-phosphate (AP).
Polymeric micelles are formed due to self-assembly properties of amphiphilic block copolymers.