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Having no electrical polarity.
- ‘These binding surfaces are generally larger and more apolar than those of three-state binding complexes such as that involving antibody-antigen complexes.’
- ‘It is likely that similar results are obtained in all atoms simulations where apolar molecules have very small partial charges.’
- ‘In general, the pore-lining residues are hydrophobic, which would create an apolar seal and prevent the passage of ions.’
- ‘As is well known, the surface tension between water and an apolar medium of low dielectric constant increases with increasing salt concentration.’
- ‘The lessened stability of these structural elements is very likely caused by the apolar environment.’
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