polyelectrolyte

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pol·y·e·lec·tro·lyte

 (pŏl′ē-ĭ-lĕk′trə-līt′)
n.
A polymer, such as a protein or some polysaccharides, having ionic or ionizable constituents.

polyelectrolyte

(ˌpɒlɪɪˈlɛktrəˌlaɪt)
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(Chemistry) chem a substance of polymeric molecules
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Noun1.polyelectrolyte - an electrolyte of high molecular weight
electrolyte - a solution that conducts electricity; "the proper amount and distribution of electrolytes in the body is essential for health"
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The acidic polyanion, polyglutamic acid (PGA), can also mediate sperm decondensation and nucleosome assembly in vitro (Dean, 1983).
The electrostatic repulsion of the polyanion on the polymer network increased, and the osmotic pressure between the hydrogel and the external solution also increases.
Evaluation of osteoclastic resorption activity using calcium phosphate coating combined with labeled polyanion.
Yang, C, Liu, P, "Water-Dispersed Polypyrrole Nanoparticles Via Chemical Oxidative Polymerization in the Presence of a Functional Polyanion.
Heparin is a polyanion chemical compound that has negative charges.
1988) have suggested that Cd-induced albuminuria might be due to loss of the glomerular polyanion charge and thus reduced electrostatic repulsion of negatively charged plasma proteins by the glomerular capillary wall.
Lime and Electrodialysis tricalcium alum phosphate, NCL polyanion (Nalgonda Reverse osmosis hydroxypatite, resin.
DNA itself is a polyanion, a polymer with negative charges.
This stoichiometry indicates that every potential anionic site of the polyanion was associated with the dye cation and aggregation of such dye molecules was expected to lead to the formation of a card pack stacking of the individual monomers on the surface of the polyanion so that the allowed transition produces a blue-shifted metachromasy [27].
In a trial comparing the polyanion PRO 2000, the spermicide BufferGel, and placebo in 3099 African and US women, 36 women using 0.
Keratin produced via the oxidative sulfitolysis of wool was employed as the polyanion and ammonium functionalized cellulose (polyquarternium) was employed as the polycation.