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(ˌpɒlɪˈnjuːklɪə) or


(Chemistry) having many nuclei; multinuclear


(ˌpɒl iˈnu kli ər, -ˈnyu-; by metathesis -kyə lər)

also pol•y•nu•cle•ate

(-ɪt, -ˌeɪt)

having many nuclei.
pron: See nuclear.
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10) Broiled meat was the source of benzopyrenes, heterocyclic amines, and polynuclear hydrocarbons, chemicals that certainly sounded dangerous.
This will allow us to explore the use of polynuclear lanthanoid complexes to achieve quantum gates or simple algorithms.
There are three peak groups of aromatic hydrocarbons (AHs) in the TICs of Biluo Co oil shale samples: a peak group of naphthalenes and alkyl naphthalenes, a peak group of phenanthrenes and alkyl phenanthrenes, and a peak group of aromatic sterenes and other polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs).
The prize for best oral presentation was awarded to Elodie Rousset of Hanan group, Universite de Montreal, for an outstanding talk on ruthenium complexes and polynuclear assemblies for photocatalyzed hydrogen production.
The contamination consists mostly of chemicals called polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons, as well as benzene, toluene and xylenes.
consisting of a mixture of polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons, has been recognized principally as a discolic liquid crystal at ils fused stale [6).
It details new strategies for the formation of aromatic and polynuclear hydrocarbons, reflecting a modern approach to organic synthesis based on (Z)-hex-3-en-1,5-diyne and (Z)-hepta-1,2,4-trine-6-yne blocks.
Surprisingly, the carbon nano fibers with the polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) layer supported the adhesion of competitors such as chondrocytes, smooth muscle cells and fibroblasts, than supporting the osteoblast attachment [23].
NTBI may occur in plasma as insoluble polynuclear ferrihydrate species, as Fe(III) citrate or acetate complexes, or bound to certain flavonoids, amino acids, albumin, or modified albumin.
Unfortunately though, sewage sludge not only contains nutrients, but it also contains toxicants such as polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH's), polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB's), pesticides, dioxins, heavy metals (lead, arsenic, mercury), other industrial solvents and sometimes viruses.
Research note: Remobilization of polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons front the coal tar lining of water mains.
A total of 200 polynuclear neutrophils were examined for nuclear appendages and classified into 4 groups: neutrophils with form A, B, or C appendages and neutrophils without any appendages.