hydrophobic


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hydrophobic

[¦hī·drə′fō·bik]
(chemistry)
Lacking an affinity for, repelling, or failing to adsorb or absorb water.
(medicine)
Of, pertaining to, or suffering from hydrophobia.
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Complete report on hydrophobic coatings market and surfaces discussing 35 companies and supported with 14 data exhibits is now available at http://www.
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Garibbo, Boragno, and Gagliardi prepared a superhydrophobic film by first coating the surface with a liquid prepolymer and then covering that coated surface with a porous hydrophobic membrane with [10.
All the peptides identified from the different proteins were rich in proline along with other hydrophobic amino acids like alanine, leucine, isoleucine, valine, phenylalanie, methionine and tryptophan.
The method of water drop contact angle [6-13] is widely used for defining hydrophobic properties of waterproof textile materials.
K developed a new method of manufacturing catalysts involving hydrophobic processing with an inorganic substance base.
Strong hydrophobic interactions and hydrogen bonds with a secondary dense layer of pectin facilitated the greater retention of the volatiles.
Many proteins take advantage of the attraction between hydrophobic structures to join smaller modules into a larger, more complex whole.
Investigating the surface chemistry of several commercially available microscope slides (which are referred to as "hydrophobic" due to their water-repulsing characteristics) and slides which were "hydrophilic" in nature, we compared the ability of hydrophobic and hydrophilic slides in two functional areas common in IHC: tissue retention and reagent dispersal.
The hydrophobic modified water-soluble polymers are a class of partially ordered complex systems that have captured the scientific interest in recent years (1-3).
Among the topics are effects of surface structure on the behavior of a heating contact line, the mechanistic modeling of dynamic vapor-liquid interfacial tension in complex petroleum fluids, measuring wettability and evaluating cleanliness without substantial cost, modulating the surface properties of reactive polymers by photo-Fries rearrangement, super-hydrophobic aluminum surfaces obtained by chemical etching, and the adsorption of surfactants at hydrophobic and super-hydrophobic solid surfaces.