degree of polymerization


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degree of polymerization

[di′grē əv pə‚lim·ə·rə′zā·shən]
(organic chemistry)
The number of structural units in the average polymer molecule in a particular sample. Abbreviated D.P.
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The degree of polymerization of the Si-O or P-O network structures weakened with increasing slag basicity and FeO content, while promoted with increasing [P.
b] Limiting value M Mean molecular weight in g/mol PD Degree of polymerization [r.
Yields of water extract (WE), molecular weight (MW), polydispersity, and degree of polymerization (DP) of WEs from Pinus radiata bark.
Degree of polymerization is indirect measure of cotton fiber damage caused by scouring conditions.
This shows the quantitative effect of the various transfer reactions on the number average degree of polymerization (extent of curing).
We studied the effect of seeding date on the quantity of simple sugars and fructan, and the degree of polymerization of fructan in the crowns and leaves of winter wheat cultivars exhibiting different levels of snow mold resistance throughout the autumn, winter and early spring of 1997-1998 and 1998-1999 in the field at Lethbridge, AB.
After a degree of polymerization of two is reached, which is attained quite early in the polymerization, extraction of DPC by C[O.
The resulting functionality is determined by the degree of polymerization of the maltodextrins.
Hemicellulose is an amorphous polysaccharide with a lower degree of polymerization than cellulose.
When one considers the direct relationship between polymerization of the resin-luting agent and its bond strength to dentin, the risk of debonding is higher immediately following cementation, because the cement has not yet reached the highest degree of polymerization.