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adj.1.(Chem.) Not soluble in lipids, or in non-polar solvents; - of chemical substances or parts of molecules; as, the lipophobic end of a detergent is solvated in water. Contrasted to lipophilic or nonpolar.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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(5) Much more than beauty itself, the lean body--in a lipophobic society--is a symbol of power, since individuals are classified and qualified based on their moral, character and body mass.
(13) Importantly, these agents are lipophobic, so they do not cross the blood-brain barrier.
The structure of PFPiAs suggests that they would be persistent against biological transformations because of the perfluoroalkyl chains and the stable carbon-phosphorus bonds that link the hydrophobic and lipophobic perfluoroalkyl groups of the surfactant to the polar head group.
Also, perfluorocarbons are both hydrophobic and lipophobic, thus, they show high efficacy in protecting a medical device and enhancing its efficiency [25].
"However, it is possible that lipophilic and lipophobic statins may have differential efficacy in decreasing fibrosis progression."
PFAS repel water and oil (hydrophobic and lipophobic), are heat tolerant, and are very persistent in the environment.
Ideally, the packaging material should be both hydrophobic and lipophobic to repel both water and fat.
Gupta, "Efficacy of lipophilic vs lipophobic opioids in addition to hyperbaric bupivacaine for patients undergoing lower segment caeserean section," Anesthesia: Essays and Researches, vol.
Second-generation antihistamines, being more lipophobic or hydrophilic, offer the advantages of a lack of central nervous system and anticholinergic side effects such as sedation and dry mouth, which are commonly seen in first-generation antihistamines.
A grease and dirt repellent kitchen coatings called Sigma LTA for lipophobic technology for acrylics was, for example, launched in the Netherlands in late 2014 and then neighboring Belgium and Germany last year while its introduction in France is planned for the end of this year.