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adsorb

 [ad-sorb´]
to attract and retain other material on the surface; to conduct the process of adsorption.

ad·sorb

(ad-sōrb'), Do not confuse this word with absorb.
To take up by adsorption.
[L. ad, to, + sorbeo, to suck in]

adsorb

/ad·sorb/ (ad-sorb´) to attract and retain other material on the surface; to conduct the process of adsorption.

Adsorb

To attract and hold molecules of other substances to a surface.

ad·sorb

(ad-sōrb')
To gather on or attract to a surface in a layer of condensation; to attach without covalent bonding.
Compare: absorb
[L. ad, to, + sorbeo, to suck in]

ad·sorb

(ad-sōrb') Do not confuse this word with absorb.
To take up by adsorption.
[L. ad, to, + sorbeo, to suck in]

adsorb,

v to attract molecules of a substance to the surface of another solid substance.

adsorb

to attract and retain other material on the surface.
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By comparing surface fluorescence results to the standard curves, the quantity of fibronectin adsorbed to each scaffold was determined.
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The amount of Zn(II) or arsenate adsorbed was calculated from the difference between the total amount added and the amount remaining in solution.
For the materials to be adsorbed from solution it must be soluble in the medium, a condition which can be fulfilled in both aqueous and non-aqueous systems.
In the sediment, a dynamic equilibrium exists between ammonium dissolved in the pore water and that adsorbed onto either inorganic particles or organic matter (5).
The first column material adsorbs protein and RNA at a salt concentration at which plasmid is not adsorbed to produce an eluate containing plasmid and DNA.
The amount of iodine adsorbed has been found to be very high as compared to theoretical amount of iodine required to form single layer on the surface of fibers.
The layer of seed adsorbs organic condensation before it is adsorbed into the filter fabric.