amphiphile


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amphiphile

(ˈæmfɪˌfaɪl)
n
any of many organic compounds such as detergents combining both hydrophilic and hydrophobic properties
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The two companies said they will contribute their respective expertise non-exclusively to explore the potential benefits of combining Vedantra's cutting edge albumin-binding, lymph node targeting amphiphile technology with Neon's innovative capabilities in neoantigen vaccine research.
Liposomes are composed of natural amphiphile lipids, usually containing cholesterol (8,9).
Due to the amphiphile characteristics of soyasaponin Ab, it was hypothesized that TLRs might be involved in the stimulation of inflammatory pathways via NF-[kappa]B signalling, because TLRs are the most important receptors for antigen presenting cells to recognize conserved structures in microbe including those with amphiphile structures (Kawai and Akira 2010).
As a result, these molecules act as lipophilic linkers between the surfactant and the oil molecules, increasing the solubility of the amphiphile in the non-polar phase (Graciaa et al.
Characterising colloidal structures of pseudoternary phase diagrams formed by oil/ water/ amphiphile systems.
This homogeneity is due to the fact that the biodiesel can act as an amphiphile and form micelles that have nonpolar tails and polar heads.
Auburn, Sonneville Odile and L'Alloret, Florence; Composition sous frome d'une emulsion huile-dans eau contenant un polymere amphiphile, et ses utilisations notamment cosmetiques; French Patent App.
It is, in fact, an implicit premise underlying every one of the more or less formal hypotheses about the earliest steps in the evolutionary process, from Eigen and Schuster's (1977, 1979) hypercycles to Szathmary and Demeter's (1987) stochastic corrector model, Wachtershauser's (1988, 1990) surface (clay) metabolism model, the amphiphile (fatty molecule) "envelope" model (Deamer and Oro 1980, Morowitz et al.
Lipopolysaccharide, the main constituent of the outer membrane of Gram-negative bacteria, is an amphiphile, consisting of lipid A, a core oligosaccharide, and an O-specific chain.
Stupp has also worked with nanostructures made from designed peptide amphiphile molecules that self-assemble in the presence of heparin and, combined with nanogram amounts of angiogenic growth factors; display heparin chains and greatly stimulate angiogenesis to aid wound healing.
A gemini amphiphile made of natural fatty acid and several peptides, the new material has high permeability.
In essence, TESPT is acting as a small molecule amphiphile that can effectively temper the surface energy differences that exist between BIIR and silica.