lipophobic


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lipophobic

[‚lip·ə′fōb·ik]
(chemistry)
Lacking an affinity for, repelling, or failing to absorb or adsorb fats.
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A stark contrast emerges between lipophilic and lipophobic statins in studies of another menace that statins are now showing promise against: cancer.
The results revealed that lipophilic enhancers were more effective than lipophobic ones [27] and in simple diffusion experiments, this is very difficult to reveal possible interactions and it could be irrational to try and do so.
As an added benefit, the lean meat they produced appealed to lipophobic Americans.
They also showed in vitro that ER-negative human breast cancer cell lines were more sensitive to lipophilic statins than ER-positive cells, and that lipophobic statins--namely, pravastatin and rosuvastatin--didn't inhibit growth of the malignant cells.
These hybrid molecules provide the proper balance of hydrophilic, lipophilic, hydrophobic and lipophobic properties for optimum performance in a broad range of sophisticated applications.
PFCs are both lipophobic and hydrophobic; thus, after absorption they will bind to proteins in serum and liver rather than accumulate in lipids.
Going into the study, we expected the highest CF2 content materials to provide the most slip, stain resistance and fingerprint resistance due to the lipophobic nature of perfluoroalkyl materials.
Ions--sodium, potassium, chloride and calcium--are hydrophitic (water-loying) and lipophobic (lipid-hating) so cannot freely cross the lipid bilayer of the cell membrane.
Comments: High purity, hydrophobic and lipophobic surface treatment applied on high purity' pigments enhancing wear resistance due to perspiration and sebum resistant nature, ideal for long-lasting makeup.
Unlike traditional persistent organic pollutants, which are lipophilic and stored primarily in fat tissue, PFOS and PFOA are both lipophobic and hydrophobic.
Comments: A unique line of both hydrophobic and lipophobic treated pigments which is not affected by sweat or sebum and presents an excellent adhesion on the skin.
Such PFCs are extremely stable, thermally, biologically, and chemically, and additionally possess hydrophobic and lipophobic characteristics that enable products coated in them to repel both oil and water and resist staining (Conder et al.