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)
n
(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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has patented a personal care composition comprising, in a cosmetically acceptable aqueous medium, cationic polyelectrolyte, at least one surfactant; and an anionic polyelectrolyte.
Schanze, Conjugated Polyelectrolyte Based Real-Time Fluorescence Assay for Phospholipase C, Anal.
A large number of polyelectrolyte complexes (PECs) have been reported in the literature for controlling the release of drugs.
The system involves pumping 10% to 30% of a wine through a column of cured resin that acts as a polyelectrolyte insoluble to provide tartaric stability in relation to potassium tartrate and other calcium salts.
The aim of this study is to explore the potential efficiency of fly ash to remove Cd ions from contaminated water and to evaluate the effect of acid treatment and polyelectrolyte coating of fly ash on removal efficiency.
Polyelectrolyte Enabled Liftoff (PEEL) is a technology used to fabricate freestanding polymer films as thin as 10 nanometers that are capable of bearing loads ranging from milligrams to grams and deformations of up to 40 percent.
Nagasawa examines the intersection between chemical physics and the properties of polyelectrolyte solutions in this book.
Muscat: Using polymers (polyelectrolyte) helps to speed up the deposition and conglomeration of suspended solids.
The PAN/PET substrate was immersed (a) in the polyanion solution (ALG [Sinopharm Chemical Reagent]: 10 g/L, glycerol [Beijing Chemical Works]: 30 ml/L), because the PAN/PET membrane was lightly positively charged after electrospinning; (b) in deionized water for removing excess polyelectrolyte molecules; (c) in the polycation solution (CHI [Sinopharm Chemical Reagent]: 10 g/L, acetic acid [Beijing Chemical Works]: 10 ml/L, glycerol: 30 ml/L); (d) in deionized water again.
Although conventional hydrogels show no change in the equilibrium swelling with the change of the surrounding environment, polyelectrolyte gels which are a charged polymer network with macro ions fixed on the polymer chains and with micro counter-ions localized in the network frame show various unique responses to environmental stimuli such as electrically induced chemomechanical contraction similar to biological responses [810].
Recently, the removal of organic contaminants by adsorption from aqueous solutions using solid surface modified with ionic surfactant or polymers (polyelectrolyte) has attracted intense studies [4-10].