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hydrophilic

Chem tending to dissolve in, mix with, or be wetted by water

hydrophilic

[‚hī·drə′fil·ik]
(chemistry)
Having an affinity for, attracting, adsorbing, or absorbing water.
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The hydrophilicity of the membranes was obtained through the dynamic water contact angle ([theta]) of the membrane top surface.
Thus, it is necessary to improve the hydrophilicity of PVDF membrane by chemical or physical modification, surface grafting polymerization, coating and blending with hydrophilic polymer [2].
Plasma functionalized surfaces of PDMS with different surface COOH density used successfully for covalent immobilization of CS and AgSD to obtain a specific cell response and antibacterial activity by enhancing the hydrophilicity of surfaces.
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Attributes: Wacker FC 110 provides superior hydrophilicity for absorbency benefits as well as improved softness.
We hypothesized that rough disk surfaces and disk hydrophilicity allowed more water to be drawn from the reservoir, and prevented the dripping of water onto the surfaces of the disks.
Among the topics are the accessibility of gases and liquids in carbons, characterizing advanced physical adsorption by nanoporous carbons, hydrophobicity and hydrophilicity in carbons, adsorption by phosphorous-containing carbons, unique characteristics and applications of zeolite-tempered carbon, adsorption by soft-templated carbons, adsorption behaviors of graphene and graphene-related materials, the catalytic removal of water-solved aromatic compounds by carbon-based materials, carbon-based catalyst support in fuel cell applications, and novel carbon materials for adsorbing carbon dioxide.
Slide reagent dispersal and drop contact angle were measured to assess hydrophobicity and hydrophilicity of slides.
Following this reversal, there is a concomitant increase in hydrophilicity at positions 476 and 477 for I474V PCSK9.
documenting an acrylic resin combined with colloidal silica nanoparticles, which combines hydrophilicity and hardness to yield low dirt pick-up performance.