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moiety

 [moi´ĕ-te]
any equal part; a half; also any part or portion, as a portion of a molecule.

moi·e·ty

(moy'i-tē),
1. Originally, a half; now, loosely, some portion of something.
2. Functional group.
[M.E. moite, a half]

moiety

/moi·e·ty/ (moi´it-e) any equal part; a half; also any part or portion, as a portion of a molecule.

moiety

[moi′itē]
Etymology: L, medietas, middle
a part of a molecule that exhibits a particular set of chemical and pharmacological characteristics.

moiety

A functional part of a molecule.

moi·e·ty

(moy'i-tē)
1. Originally indicated half; now, less precisely, a portion of something.
2. Functional group.
[M.E. moite, a half]

moiety

any equal part; a half; also any part or portion, such as a portion of a molecule.
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It was found that formulations possessing aliphatic moiety shows more stability initially whereas the aromatic ones shows better mid-range thermal degradation resistance.
Renal sparingsurgery gives very good prognosis in cases of early diagnosis of duplex kidney with renal malignancies like renal cell carcinoma or multicystic renal cell carcinoma which have good prognosis with preservation of normal function of remaining kidney as seen in our case in which left duplex kidney was associated with lower moiety renal cell carcinoma.
After 30 minutes of radiography, we saw a blurring and suspicious shadow, suggesting probable right upper pole moiety with its proximal ureter.
An excellent example of this phenomenon is the blood group system, where recognition is solely done through the non-reducing carbohydrate moiety on erythrocytes.
This study was the first to identify proteins that directly add and remove the phosphorylcholine moiety, Luo said.
The MGB moiety is stabilized in the minor groove by hydrophobic interactions.
FDA extends the Pharmanex decision's reasoning with regard to active ingredients in finding that an active moiety is indeed an "article" for the purposes of DSHEA's exclusionary clause.
The bond lengths of the 3-nitrophenolate moiety were statistically the same in the two crystal structures, showing that it is not affected by the cation.
14]C-sucrose, that did not exceed approximately 30% (Figure 2), due to the predicted non-involved glucose moiety of sucrose.
130) The taboo against sexual relationship between members of the moiety holds .
In addition, we tested the effect of the herbicide on the ubiquitous moiety of the aromatase, which is the electron donor reductase.
However, reduction of the quinone moiety of daunorubicin and doxorubicin by carbonyl reductase has previously not been observed.