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polyelectrolyte

(pol-ē-ĕ-lek-trō-līt),
Multply-charged polymers, of potential usefulness, in biolubrication of flexible prostheses.

polyelectrolyte

[pol′ē·ilek′trəlīt]
Etymology: Gk, polys + elektron, amber, lytos, soluble
a substance with many charged or potentially charged groups.
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73) The LbL process is viewed as being applicable to virtually any pair of synthetic polyelectrolytes or charged biopolymers such as ionic polysaccharides, proteins, enzymes, and nucleic acids.
Additionally, the soaking time in each polyelectrolyte solution was 3 min (making the polyelectrolytes assembled saturated on the substrate) and in water was 2 min, and each bilayer repeated unit consisted one polycation layer and one polyanion layer.
Briefly, the solution of the TMC nanoparticle (360 [micro]l) was added dropwisely into 40 [micro]l polyelectrolyte solutions (10 mg/ml) upon vortexing.
Schmitt, New Nanocomposite Films for Biosensors: Layer-by-Layer Adsorbed Films of Polyelectrolytes, Proteins or DNA.
Fabrication of distinct subpopulations of beads was achieved by incorporation of fluorescently labeled polyelectrolytes.
She aims to make a new type of solar cell by layering arrays of nanoscale semiconductor particles, called quantum dots, with polyelectrolytes.
Opposite effects of electrostatics and steric exclusion on bundle formation by F-actin and other filamentous polyelectrolytes.
8 Association Of Polyelectrolytes To Surfactants And Supramolecular Assemblies: Competitive Role Of Chain Rigidity And Assembly Stability
In spite of all these studies, polyelectrolytes still present theoretical and experimental challenges [l, 2], Their dilute solution behavior resembles neither polymers nor electrolytes.
With ocean dumping facing interdiction and landfill sites at a premium, industrial plants and municipalities have increasingly turned to polyelectrolytes for sludge control.
To see whether the films could also inhibit corrosion, Schlenoff and Farhat deposited dozens of alternately charged layers of polyelectrolytes on millimeter-wide stainless steel wires.
Now, DNA Interactions with Polymers and Surfactants provides an extensive, up-to-date overview of the subject, giving readers a basis for understanding the factors leading to complexation between DNA and different cosolutes, including metal ions, polyelectrolytes, spermine, spermidine, surfactants and lipids, and proteins.