Definitions

Sorry, no definitions found.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • It is a lipid-soluble polyene chain with a polar region at either end.

    Forever Young

  • ANTIOXIDANT CAPACITY Astaxanthin is a lipid-soluble fat-soluble antioxidant that has been shown to provide exceptional protection against lipid peroxidation at the cellular level.

    Forever Young

  • The high body-lipid content of arctic fishes may make them more vulnerable to lipid-soluble pollutants such as polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) or polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs).

    Effects of climate change on general hydro-ecology in the Arctic

  • TOTM, BTHC and DINCH appear to be less likely to migrate out of the polymer in the presence of lipid-soluble medical solutions.

    Alternatives for significant uses of DEHP in Massachusetts

  • DEHP is lipid soluble and therefore is likely to exude out of the polymer when exposed to a lipid-soluble solution.

    Alternatives for significant uses of DEHP in Massachusetts

  • The stomach, having high acidity (pH 1-3), is a significant site for absorption of weak organic acids, which exist in a diffusible, nonionized and lipid-soluble form.

    Absorption of toxicants

  • In contrast, the lipid tail is lipophilic (attracted to lipid-soluble substances).

    Absorption of toxicants

  • This prevents the diffusion of chemicals out of the blood vessels and into the intracellular fluid except for small, lipid-soluble, non-polar molecules.

    Neurotoxicity

  • For example, adipose tissue, which has a meager blood supply, concentrates lipid-soluble toxicants.

    Distribution of toxicants in the body

  • The major lipid-soluble antioxidant in your skin hitches a ride to the stratum corneum, the dead upper layer of skin, with your natural oils, called sebum.

    You Being Beautiful

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.