cationic reagent

cationic reagent

[‚kad·ē′än·ik rē′ā·jənt]
(chemistry)
A surface-active agent with active positive ions used for ore beneficiation (flotation via flocculation); an example of a cationic reagent is cetyl trimethyl ammonium bromide.
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Conclusion: It was determined that, unlike other cationic reagents, the high transfection efficiency of HSA-PEI was not from the electronic effect but, instead, predominantly from its ligand effect.
The companies overlap in many markets, but the EU executive had particular concerns about their hold on the three sectors: the production of persulfates, cationic reagents and hydroxy monomers.
The company develops and manufactures both standard and tailor-made anionic, amphoteric and cationic reagents.