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lipophilic

[¦lip·ə¦fil·ik]
(chemistry)
Having a strong affinity for fats.
Promoting the solubilization of lipids.
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No previous studies have determined the extent to which free-living birds select wild fruits based on their specific hydrophilic and lipophilic antioxidant content.
This heightens the impact of our discovery as the above results indicate the potential for in vivo and or clinical anti-inflammatory activity, without significant toxicity using lipophilic extracts, thereby improving the therapeutic index when administering nettle.
Contamination of marine animals with lipophilic toxins, such as those that cause diarrhetic shellfish poisoning (DSP), is a worldwide problem for public health and the fishery industry (FAO 2004, FAO/IOC/WHO 2004).
First FDA Half-life in Brand name Generic name approval the body Mevacor Lovastatin 1987 Less than 2 hours Zocor Simvastatin * 1991 Less than 2 hours Pravachol Pravastatin 1991 2 hours Lescol Fluvastatin 1993 Less than 3 hours Lipitor Atorvastatin 1996 14 hours Crestor Rosuvastatin 2003 19 hours Lipophilic or Manufacturer and Brand name lipophobic derivation Mevacor Lipophilic Merck, natural compounds Zocor Lipophilic Merck, natural compounds Pravachol Lipophobic Bristol-Myers Squibb, natural compounds Lescol Lipophilic Novartis, synthetic Lipitor Lipophilic Pfizer, synthetic Crestor Lipophobic Pharmaceuticals, synthetic * Low-dose pill approved for over-the-counter sales in U.
Herbamed has developed a unique patented technology (Ultrasome) for the enhanced oral bioavailability of lipophilic compounds such as CoQ10.
One promising release strategy involves loading the desired lipophilic compound into a gel structure in which it is soluble, and covering it with a protective layer held together by weak forces that come apart in a specific pH range.
CONCLUSIONS: Decreases in concentration of lipophilic chemicals on a lipid-adjusted basis during lactation should no longer be assumed.
Most of the prescribed statins were lipophilic (72%).
Most of the statins prescribed were lipophilic (72%).
The protective effect was similar for lipophilic and hydrophilic statins, and for persons with and without an apolipoprotein E-epsilon-4 allele.
Salmeterol thus consists of a polar, or hydrophilic, phenyl ethanolamine "head," with a large lipophilic "tail" or side chain.
LogP, the octanol-water partition coefficient, is a constant that provides a measure of the lipophilic nature of compounds, and is based on the distribution of a particular compound between the two solvents.