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apolar

 [a-po´lar]
having neither poles nor processes; without polarity.

a·po·lar

(ā-pō'lăr),
1. Without poles; specifically denoting embryonic nerve cells (neuroblasts) that have not yet begun to sprout processes.
2. Synonym(s): hydrophobic (2)

apolar

/apo·lar/ (a-po´ler) having neither poles nor processes; without polarity.

apolar

having neither poles nor processes; without polarity.
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Thus it is reasonable to say that the apolar interactions play an important role in the surface free energies, however, the effects of acid-base interactions are more essential.
A very different alternative to a unipolar world would be an apolar world in which the current situation is replaced not by the emergence of one or more powers with whom the United States has to share world leadership, but by the ending of US primacy.
From the work of Chen and Ruckenstein, (37) it was learned that the medium of contact (polar or apolar, aromatic or aliphatic) could have a dramatic effect on the surface arrangement of functional groups and the resulting surface energy or interfacial tension when in contact with the medium.
Thrombin specificity requirement for apolar amino acids adjacent to the thrombin cleavage site of polypeptide substrate.
The last time the world was truly apolar, Ferguson is fond of saying, was in the ninth century, "and that was the age of the Vikings.
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Henkel offers a wide range of pressure sensitive adhesives (permanent, removable, chill apolar, etc.
Reverse micelles are able to host proteins in an aqueous environment, effectively shielding them from a nonmiscible apolar environment.
It is a coating based on synthetic apolar polymers.
Flexible and tear-resistant, it is supplied as standard with an aggressive rubber-based permanent adhesive -- Fasson S2045 -- that provides outstanding adhesion, even to uneven and apolar packaging substrates at temperatures down to -40[degrees]C.
Apolar bear kills and eats a ring seal, forging one link in an Arctic food chain.
The book also treats the surface properties of apolar and polar molecules, polymers, particles and cells, as well as their mutual interaction energies, when immersed in water, under the influence of the three prevailing non-covalent forces, i.