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Lipophilic

Lipophilic

Having an affinity for fat, pertaining to or characterised by lipophilia.


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Effect of Chemical spillage on ecology

... this "pesticide" or it's solubility - both of which will be important to understanding acute and chronic affect. We do know it's "lipophilic" so can expect bioconcentration. The ecology is not "ours" - it is a dynamic.

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by JorgeLobo
Sat Dec 03, 2011 7:42 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Effect of Chemical spillage on ecology
Replies: 4
Views: 3389

Effect of Chemical spillage on ecology

... "most affected". The information offers the focus of contamination, the initial vector for spread (water flow) and that the pesticide is lipophilic - has an affinitiy for lipid/fat thereby probably persistent and accumulative. Lipophilic in this context does not necessarily mean water ...

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by JorgeLobo
Sun Nov 27, 2011 2:26 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Effect of Chemical spillage on ecology
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Views: 3389

Effect of Chemical spillage on ecology

... are two fish species in the area, one that lives in the river, and one that lives in the fish ponds. You know that Chemical X is a chlorinated, lipophilic pesticide. You also know that the waterbirds in the area consume primarily fish. (a) What do you think will be the most likely distribution ...

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by biologynewhand
Mon Nov 21, 2011 12:21 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Effect of Chemical spillage on ecology
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Views: 3389

Pls. I need help with my hw

... to cell communication involves all of the following EXCEPT? A. Hormones B. Autocrines C. Neurotransmitters D. Neurohormones Receptors for some lipophilic ligands (non-polar ligands) are found in the cytoplasm? A. True B. False Some polar ligands require signal transduction to carry the message ...

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by mslazy
Sat Oct 09, 2010 8:56 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Pls. I need help with my hw
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Views: 10675

Re: Calcium ions in the Cell

... when they bind to calcium ions (they have different emission spectral characteristics in the bound versus unbound state). These dyes, being non-lipophilic in nature, donot cross the cellular membranes. These dyes are introduced into the cell through 1 of the 2 ways: 1. micro-injection of the ...

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by nmremala
Sat May 01, 2010 7:52 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Calcium ions in the Cell
Replies: 4
Views: 6437
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