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nonpolar

[¦nän′pō·lər]
(chemistry)
Pertaining to an element or compound which has no permanent electric dipole moment.
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Craig Wang, Chief Operating Officer at VIRUN stated, “2/383,244 was pertinent in continuing our business model to fortify novel beverages with nonpolar compounds and clear, shelf stable Omega-3 DHA and EPA DHA.
The ideal column temperature for separating these nonpolar compounds was 30-40 [degrees]C, and was 4 [degrees]C for lutein and zeaxanthin.
We found abundantly nonpolar compounds in the wood samples, probably terpenoids, and one dominant aromatic compound (coumarin or other phenylpropanoid) that also occurs in Macrolobium and Heterostemon.
The key aspects of the proposed technology are 1) avoid the use of hazardous organic solvents in nonpolar compounds extraction by using microemulsion as extraction media, and 2) improve extraction kinetics by microwave cell disruption method in order to liberate intracellular compounds and make them available for the subsequent extraction process.