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Surfactants are wetting agents that ... The term surfactant is a blend of surface acting agent. ... Retrieved from "http://en.wikipedia.org /wiki/ Surfactant" ...
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Pulmonary surfactant is a surface-active lipoprotein complex formed by type II alveolar cells. The proteins and lipids that surfactant comprises have both a hydrophilic region and a hydrophobic region. By adsorbing to the...
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A surfactant is briefly defined as a material that can greatly reduce the surface tension of water when used in very low concentrations.
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Surfactant reduces surface tension throughout the lung, thereby contributing to ... Surfactant is formed relatively late in fetal life; thus premature infants born ...
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Each surfactant molecule has a hydrophilic (water-loving) head that is attracted ... The surfactant molecules surround the stain particles, break them up and force ...
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DOW surfactants include many familiar anionic and nonionic products. Learn more here. ... Seed Oil Surfactants. Specialty Alkoxylates. Specialty Ethoxylates ...
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... lung surfactant, this ... has only 1/20 of the lung surfactant needed to breathe. ... Surfactant replacement therapy has been shown to reduce mortality ...
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Surfactant is made by the cells in the airways and consists of phospholipids and ... Surfactant is found in amniotic fluid between 28 and 32 weeks. ...
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Print All Page for Respiratory Distress Syndrome ... lungs aren't developed enough to make surfactant (sur-FAK-tant). Surfactant is a liquid that coats the ...
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BACKGROUND: Both prophylactic and early surfactant replacement therapy, compared with later selective surfactant administration, reduce mortality and pulmonary ...
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Abstract and Introduction: A systematic review and meta-analysis of exogenous surfactant administration to assess whether this therapy may be useful in adult ...
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Surfactant, a short discussion of complex monolayers. ... The presence of surfactant or a soap will reduce the mutually attractive force ... Surfactant Physiology ...
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... and the Mechanism of Chromate Sorption to Surfactant-Modified Clinoptilolite ... subsequent sorption of the chromate anion to surfactant-modified zeolite (SMZ) ...
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... that ties augmented surfactant production by ... monary surfactant, a developmentally regulated ... suggested that surfactant phospholipids secreted into ...
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Information about surfactant in the free online English dictionary and ... surfactant - a chemical agent capable of reducing the surface tension of a ...
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