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pho·to·de·grad·a·ble

(fō′tō-dĭ-grā′də-bəl)
adj.
Capable of being chemically broken down by light.
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Keywords: Ciprofloxacin ophthalmic solution, sunlight, photodegradation, phenylpiperazine, electrospray mass spectrometry
2]O In aqueous solution, the time course of HPD photobleaching was a mixed order process, suggesting that some components of the sensitizer are more sensitive to photodegradation than others, as has been observed during the laser photobleaching of PII [15].
In view of the above, the purpose of this work was to evaluate the effect of prior photodegradation on the biodegradation of PP/PHB blends as such a study has never been conducted with blends involving poly(hydroxyalka-noates).
Combinations of inorganic UV screeners and organic UV absorbers are also effective in reducing wood surface photodegradation (Forsthuber et al.
Rabek (1995 and 1996) were the basis for the conducted literature search and contain thousands of references on research performed to study polymer photodegradation mechanisms.
These include the production of photodegradation products of vitamin D that appear to modulate the action of vitamin D; the synthesis of corticotropin-releasing hormone (an immunomodulator) by the skin; and possible direct stimulation of the hypothalamic-pituitary axis through the retina.
All three actives, retinol, retinyl palmitate and trans-resveratrol, were protected from photodegradation by ethylhexyl methoxycrylene, which appears to function at least partly through a singlet quenching mechanism.
In prior work on crosslinked epoxy coatings,(3) the softening transition temperature, measured by the relaxation of roughness caused by photodegradation or nanoindentations at the surface of the material, was found to be significantly lower than the bulk Tg.
A method is described for obtaining the rate constant of the photodegradation process of fluorophores illuminated by a focused laser beam.
Other topics include silicon influence on corrosion properties of austenitic stainless steels, high potency late inoculation of grey cast iron, tensile properties of martensitic stainless steel weldments, and titanium dioxide thin film for photodegradation of methyl orange.
Unfortunately for WPCs, wood-fiber photodegradation and its impact on the polyolefin matrix are not fully understood, says Fay.