lipophilic


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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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I think lipophilic statins penetrate cell membrane more easily and lipophilic statins have been confirmed have some good effect on the immune system, which may help to kill cancer cells.
Early recognition of local anesthetic systemic toxicities and lipophilic drug toxicities is essential for improving patient outcomes and reversing potentially fatal drug overdoses.
The prolonged activity of formoterol is also thought to be due to its lipophilicity, although formoterol is less lipophilic than salmeterol.
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) are harmful lipophilic chemical compounds that are ever present in the environment and can enter in our body through breathing or direct skin exposure to these compounds and affect our cells.
These lipophilic attributed environmental toxins acknowledged the cell to react with DNA of the cell where it formed DNA adduct.
A sampling of the 68 procedures turns up a room-temperature non-irradiative synthesis of XeF2, preparing transition metal sulfide fluorides, delocalized lipophilic cations as a source of naked fluoride and phase-transfer catalysts, preparing pentafluorosulfanyl carbonyl compounds, synthesizing original fluoromonomers and their radical co-polymerization with vinylidene fluoride, and the safe synthesis of super-stoichiometric mesoporous fluorocarbons.
ABSTRACT The presence of the lipophilic toxins okadaic acid (OA), dinophysistoxin-1, pectenotoxin-2, and yessotoxin (YTX) in the abalone Haliotis discus hannai collected between March 2009 and May 2010 was analyzed via liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) and the mouse bioassay.
The results of the present study are consistent with the hypothesis that the good prognosis among overweight and obese people is due to the fact that adipose tissue can store harmful lipophilic chemicals (POPs; e.
It is a nucleophile able to trap electrophilic mutagens in lipophilic compartments and generates a metabolite that facilitates natriuresis.
A stark contrast emerges between lipophilic and lipophobic statins in studies of another menace that statins are now showing promise against: cancer.
It is well known that essential oils are able to permeate the skin whereas the lipophilic properties of the compounds as well as the application site have an influence on their permeation behaviour.