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Definitions

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  • n. The condition of being hydrophobic
  • n. The degree to which a substance is hydrophobic

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  • n. the property of being water-repellent; tending to repel and not absorb water

Etymologies

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hydrophobic +‎ -ity

Examples

  • And in fact you can program the self-assembly of things, so he starts chocolate dipping edges, changing the hydrophobicity and the hydrophylicity.

    Saul Griffith on everyday inventions

  • Both approaches are already working in the lab, and the primary challenges tend to involve integrating materials that have very different properties in terms of hydrophobicity, heat dissipation, etc.

    3dGameMan.com

  • Courtney HS, Ofek I, Penfound T, Nizet V, Pence MA, et al. (2009) Relationship between expression of the family of M proteins and lipoteichoic acid to hydrophobicity and biofilm formation in Streptococcus pyogenes.

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  • "Understanding hydrophobicity, and how different conditions change it, is probably one of the most fundamental components in understanding how proteins fold in water and how different biomolecules remain stable in it," says Kumar.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • They are suitable for use in high solids and water-based resins, where hydrophobicity, hydrolytic stability, adhesion and UV resistance are required.

    New Statesman

  • N-terminal domains have retained striking similarities in sequence identity, predicted secondary structure, and hydrophobicity.

    BioMed Central - Latest articles

  • Hypersil GOLD C4 is a low hydrophobicity column with short alkyl chain length.

    R&D Mag - News

  • After correlating surface characteristics with performance, they found that there was an optimal range of surface hydrophobicity (water-repelling behaviour), but varying roughness and stiffness did not have much effect on cell growth.

    Daily News & Analysis

  • After correlating surface characteristics with performance, they found that there was an optimal range of surface hydrophobicity (water-repelling behavior), but varying roughness and stiffness did not have much effect on cell growth.

    WebWire | Recent Headlines

  • Along these lines, Ren is working with Dr. Stephen Martin (UT Chemistry) and Dr. Ron Elber (UT Biochemistry) to understand the fundamental relationship between ligand hydrophobicity, rigidity, and protein-ligand binding affinity from molecular simulations.

    ACM TechNews

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