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- adj. of, relating to, or being a cation
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- adj. of or pertaining to cations; having a net positive charge; positively ionic; -- said of ions. Contrasted with
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- adj. of or relating to cations
An enormous variety of organisms produce compounds called cationic antimicrobial peptides.
Most dyestuff manufacturers market a range of chemicals, known as cationic fixing agents (e.g. Matexil FC-PN, Levogen WW) specifically for improving water fastness.
These dyes have an affinity for and are able to complex (see Glossary) with basic or 'cationic' (see Glossary) substances.
Any genetic vectors suitable for transformation of the cells of interest may be employed, including but not limited to adenoviral vectors, plasmids, and non-viral vectors, such as cationic lipids.
Concomitant medication (s) that may affect renal function or result in significant hemodynamic change or may interfere with the disposition of metformin, such as cationic drugs that are eliminated by renal tubular secretion
Rhee's team proposes a novel cationic steroid antibiotic called R2R-1 to coM. B.A.t these superbugs.
The additional low content of organic matter and low capacity of cationic interchange, makes these soils poor in phosphorus and other nutrients.
The American peoplehave toawaken from their cationic state and demand a more efficient and renewable fuel orelse we'llbe fighting foryears all in the name of energy, and greed.
The bioengineered cationic polymer fibers are dumped by the tons into the eye of a hurricane in such a way that by the air current and centrifugal force they come to form a lining on the eyewall.
These are the same cationic polymer fibers described above as used in hurricanes.