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- ‘The adsorption of surfactant molecules onto the aggregate surface changes the nature the surface from hydrophilic to hydrophobic.’
- ‘A distinction can also be made between monolayer adsorption and multilayer adsorption.’
- ‘In addition, the surface atoms are capable of both adsorption and absorption of chemical compounds.’
- ‘This could be explained by the balance between the protein adsorption and the lipid adsorption.’
- ‘Acidic lipids enhance the adsorption of positive ions due to their negative charge.’
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