molecular adhesion

molecular adhesion

[mə′lek·yə·lər ad′hē·zhən]
(physical chemistry)
A particular manifestation of intermolecular forces which causes solids or liquids to adhere to each other; usually used with reference to adhesion of two different materials, in contrast to cohesion.
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NYSE MKT: MSTX), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company leveraging its molecular adhesion and sealant technology (MAST) platform to develop novel therapies for sickle cell disease, arterial disease and heart failure, today announced its plans to develop vepoloxamer (MST-188) for the treatment of patients with chronic heart failure.
Thermal Molecular Adhesion Turbine, or TMAT, is a small but powerful turbine which converts low pressure saturated steam into electricity by using thermal power from steam.
The second stage of this device consists of a container of liquid (non flammable) that changes its state from liquid to a gas by molecular adhesion.
Investigations concentrate on gaining a better understanding in the areas of protein and protein-surface-interaction, while taking into account the resulting molecular adhesion mechanisms.
The technology may eventually lead to highly sensitive methods for studying molecular adhesion, Lee notes, whether the adherence of barnacles to ship surfaces or the interaction between an antibody and its antigen.
The breadth and depth of these data can be characterized as a 'platform,' which we refer to as the Molecular Adhesion and Sealant Technology, or MAST, platform.
TraciT Technologies specializes in thin-film layer transfer technologies that leverage molecular adhesion and mechanical, as well as chemical, thinning processes for the production of micro-electro mechanical (MEMS) and power circuits.

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