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chemical affinity

The force causing certain atoms to combine with others to form molecules.
See: chemoreceptor
See also: affinity
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In case the [Al.sub.2][O.sub.3] ceramic was used as support, the [Al.sub.2][O.sub.3] ceramic did not satisfy the Hume-Rothery rules for a homogeneous solid solution with Pd metal because of the poor chemical affinity between [Al.sub.2][O.sub.3] and Pd.
The adhesion or the bonding between the two components are influence of a few factories like the chemical affinity between the different plastics materials, the injection mould parameters of the bi-component molding injection machine and also the roughness of the contact surface between the two components.
According to Ehrlich, the <<magic bullets>> should show a maximum toxicity against parasite and a minimum against the host, properties that he was in charge of explaining, in terms of differences related to the chemical affinity with the cellular protoplasm.
Triple refining remelting allowed reducing content of iron in platinum from 0.98 to 0.43%, but evaporation of platinum in this case achieved 9.8%, which may be explained by high chemical affinity of iron and platinum, unlimited solubility of platinum in [gamma]-Fe, and high level of the interatomic bond strength in the melt.
These polar groups have a strong chemical affinity to the polar inks and adhesives, which results in improved adhesion.
Even though longer chains are more compatible with polymers than shorter ones in general, the more important factor is the chemical affinity between the silicates and polymers, although the chain length of CLAY-B is a little shorter than that of CLAY-A.
4:30pm-5:15pm Chemical Affinity Ligands for Proteomics:
In addition, the compounds are promising for applications involving transport or containment of fluids that have a chemical affinity with conventional plasticizers.
Potential applications include hose and tubing, and sheet products such as tank and pond liners, the company reports, adding that the compounds seem particularly suited for applications involving transport or containment of fluids that have a chemical affinity with conventional plasticizers, or in parts for assemblies in which plasticizer migration can mar the surface of adjacent components.

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