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nu·cle·ate

(nū'klē-āt),
A salt of a nucleic acid.

nucleate

(no͞o′klē-ĭt, nyo͞o′-)
adj.
Nucleated.
v. (-āt′) nucle·ated, nucle·ating, nucle·ates
v.tr.
1. To bring together into a nucleus.
2. To act as a nucleus for.
3. To provide a nucleus for.
v.intr.
To form a nucleus.

nu′cle·a′tion n.
nu′cle·a′tor n.

nu·cle·ate

(nū'klē-ăt)
A salt of a nucleic acid.

nucleate

Possessing a NUCLEUS.
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13,16) In addition, the volume and surface area of the cytoplasm and its nucleus were estimated using the nucleator and surfactor techniques.
The coating of nucleator molecules is hydrophilic and thus always has a thin layer of water on the surface, but even at temperatures of 25 [degrees] C, the water changes to ice.
The scientists used a layer-by-layer deposition technique to fabricate nucleator and polyelectrolyte multilayers onto charged substrates.
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3] the average of the nucleator formula on a pivotal section yields the mean wedge volume defined on that section (Proposition 1).
According to Milliken, the nucleator also promotes improved barrier properties.
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21] indicated that the particle shape plays an important role in the number of nucleator particles and its dispersibility in polymer matrix, which determines the actual nucleus density in polymer-nucleator mixtures.
com), plans to commercialize by July an improved PLA nucleator masterbatch that can be used to reduce cycle time and improve trimming/cutting of thermoformed sheet.
Venkataraman and Young developed a foamable fluoropolymer material consisting of a partially-crystalline melt processable perfluoropolymer and a foam nucleator based on sulfonic and phosphonic acids.
Increase in hepatocyte and nuclear volume and decrease in the population of binucleated cells in preneoplastic foci of rat liver: a stereological study using the nucleator method.
It seems clear that a preexisting mineral phase would be the best nucleator for further lattice formation of that phase.