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Partition coefficient

Partition coefficient

(Science: chemistry) equilibrium constant for the partitioning of a molecule between hydrophobic (oil) and hydrophilic (water) phases.

A measure of the affinity of the molecule for hydrophobic environments and thus, for example: a rough guide to the ease with which a molecule will cross the plasma membrane.


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what is the relationship between hemolysis & molecular weigh

is it true that as the lipid water partition coefficient increases, the permeability of lipid increases and the permeability of water lowers. does ...

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by Fa23
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