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A substance adsorbed.
- ‘An adsorbed substance is termed an adsorbate while the material on which adsorption occurs is the substrate.’
- ‘It was found that some species of adsorbed proteins or peptides insert in such a way as to form pores at a sufficiently high adsorbate concentration.’
- ‘These adsorbates can be removed using UV light in combination with oxygen in an in situ cleaning unit.’
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