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poloxamer

 [pol-ok´sah-mer]
any of a series of nonionic surfactants, also used as emulsifiers, stabilizers, and food additives.

poloxamer

(pōl-oks'a-mĕr),
A surfactant derived from natural gas and oil.
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Thus, the conformation and the mobility of surface projected PEO chains of poloxamine on nanoparticles are paramount to modulate the complement activation pathway [146].
In addition, the company recently launched ReNu Multi-Plus solution with hydranate (which promotes daily removal of protein build-up) and poloxamine (an agent that removes lipids and environmental debris from the lenses).
Amongst daily disposable lenses, which predominate the UK market, specific examples include the phosphorylcholine (PC) molecules incorporated into the lens matrix of Proclear 1-day lenses (CooperVision), the poloxamine containing packaging solution employed with SofLens daily disposable contact lenses (Bausch & Lomb) and the combination of three, time-released, moisturizing agents used in Dailies AquaComfort Plus (CIBA Vision).