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- ‘The anionic lipids promote faster adsorption whether present in the bilayer vesicles or in the surface monolayer.’
- ‘A new field allows searches on anionic groups such as silicate, phosphate, and carbonate.’
- ‘An example of an anionic emulsifier is stearic acid.’
- ‘The development of both cationic and anionic exchange materials did not occur until 1935.’
- ‘Neutral or anionic polymers condense DNA by packing the DNA due to excluded volume.’
- ‘The ability with which an emulsion wets a surface is dependent on the type of emulsifier used, and these can be anionic, cationic, or non-ionic.’
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