lipophilic


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lip·o·phil·ic

(lip'ō-fil'ik),
Capable of dissolving, of being dissolved in, or of absorbing lipids.

lipophilic

(lĭp′ə-fĭl′ĭk, lī′pə-)
adj.
Having an affinity for, tending to combine with, or capable of dissolving in lipids.

lip·o·phil·ic

(lip'ō-fil'ik)
Capable of dissolving, of being dissolved in, or of absorbing lipids.

lipophilic

having an affinity for LIPIDS. Fatty acids are lipophilic as their tails attract each other.

lipophilic,

adj/n the ability to dissolve or attach to lipids.

lip·o·phil·ic

(lip'ō-fil'ik)
Capable of dissolving, of being dissolved in, or of absorbing lipids.

lipophilic (lipōfil´ik),

adj 1. showing a marked attraction to, or solubility in, lipids.
2. having an affinity for oil or fat.
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The approach of encapsulation overcomes the challenge of delivering nutrients, which are lipophilic, via food, which is generally hydrophilic.
Published research has also suggested an approximate 1:1 milk/serum relationship (lipid adjusted) on a population basis for 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin; however, our results suggest a more complex relationship for persistent, lipophilic chemicals with the milk/ serum relationship dependent on chemical class.
The link between statin use and risk reduction was consistent for lipophilic and hydrophilic agents, but absent in nonstatin cholesterol-lowering drugs, wrote Dr.
The first thin film is formed of a hydrophilic organic material, which has hydrophilic groups that have been partially or wholly converted to lipophilic groups.
The association between statin use and risk reduction was consistent for both lipophilic and hydrophilic agents, but absent in non-statin cholesterol-lowering drugs, Dr.
One explanation for the inconsistencies is that "only the lipophilic statins, which could cross the blood-brain barrier more easily, would affect brain cholesterol metabolism.
We didn't expect that," says Prior, "since fruits and berries don't contain a large amount of lipophilic antioxidants.