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moiety:

see clanclan,
social group based on actual or alleged unilineal descent from a common ancestor. Such groups have been known in all parts of the world and include some that claim the parentage or special protection of an animal, plant, or other object (see totem).
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moiety

(ANTHROPOLOGY) half a social group produced by the application of a social rule. The most common division is into two PATRILINEAL or MATRILINEAL moietics on the basis of DESCENT, but other rules are also applied, such as residence or marriage.

moiety

[′mȯi·əd·ē]
(chemistry)
A part or portion of a molecule, generally complex, having a characteristic chemical or pharmacological property.
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A series of novel poly(aryl ether ketone)s containing both biphenylene moieties and sulfone linkages in the main chain were synthesized by electrophilic Friedel-Crafts solution copolycondensation of isophthaloyl chloride (IPC) with a mixture of BPOBBP and DPODPS, over a wide range of BPOBBP/ DPODPS molar ratios, as shown in Scheme 3.
For convenience with respect to the experimental design, the concentration of QAS moieties was expressed as the mole fraction of hydride groups present in the PMHS-PDMS-Q1, PMHS-PDMS-Q2, and PMHS-PDMS-Q3 in Table 2.
Although the moieties were divided into 'clans', Lesu people had only one word, mutingbung, to designate both moiety and clan.
It was postulated from these water up-take studies that the rate of water-uptake in the emulsion films was controlled either by film formation or residual ammonium acrylate moieties within the films.
There is disagreement over whether these moieties possess sialic acid or galactose residues, although there is some evidence that they do extend beyond the trimannosyl cores (24).
classified] in two distinct divisions, or moieties .
Incorporation of different types of moieties from ether to hexafluoroisopropylidene results in increased roughness and changes in the surface topography, with the appearance of larger raised features on the surface.
The recognition mechanism is attributed to the unique structure of monoazacrown ether attached to AuNPs and metal sandwiches coordinated between two azacrown ether moieties that are attached to separate AuNPs.
This work collects bioassay protocols for evaluating the therapeutic moieties resulting from chemical, biological, and natural processes; for exploring the mechanisms of action of therapeutic moieties in cells, tissues, and organs; and for measuring chemical toxicity and hepatotoxicity of therapeutic compounds.
Key statement: A rubber composition comprising the following compound: R1--NH-phenyl-NH--R2 where the amino moieties occupy the 1 and 4 positions of the phenyl ring, and R1 and R2 are selected from the group consisting of H, C1 to C3 straight chain or branched alkyl groups, and wherein R1 and R2 may be the same or different; and where the t90 isothermal at 125[degrees]C is within 30% of the t90 after 28 days aging at 40[degrees]C as the unaged green rubber composition.
Compound 1 is an aglycone form and compounds 2, 4 and 5 have one, two and three glucose moieties, respectively.
Companies included in the HealthShares(TM) European Drugs Index are headquartered in Europe and quoted on at least one European Stock Exchange that are engaged in the research, clinical development, manufacturing and commercialization of pharmaceutical products, small molecule/chemical moieties, biologics (proteins, peptides, oligoneucleotides, and cell/gene therapies) and vaccines, in all therapeutic categories, primarily intended for humans.