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Synonyms for affinity

Synonyms for affinity

Synonyms for affinity

(immunology) the attraction between an antigen and an antibody

(biology) state of relationship between organisms or groups of organisms resulting in resemblance in structure or structural parts

a close connection marked by community of interests or similarity in nature or character

the force attracting atoms to each other and binding them together in a molecule

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inherent resemblance between persons or things

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a natural attraction or feeling of kinship

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From this study, it is suggested that chemical affinity between phenolic resins and organically modified MMT is a very important factor in preparing NR-LSN as well as ER-LSN.
announced today the release of numerous new products in their Versalinx(TM) Chemical Affinity Technology line for proteomic assay development.
Many EPDM materials have excellent physical properties, but their chemical affinity for metal makes them difficult to process, according to the company.
Prolinx, a company founded in 1995, sold the Versalinx brand synthetic chemical affinity and protein microarray technologies.
Applying the concept of chemical affinity for specific tissues, Ehrlich was hopeful of finding a chemical capable of killing a microbe but not the body's cells.
The mystery of chemical affinity presented a formidable challenge and Berthollet was intrigued by it.
The fact that the toys acquired far higher residues than the furniture or linoleum floor, he says, traces to their particular chemical affinity for holding onto the pesticide.
Nearly all elements and minerals have a much greater chemical affinity for calcium than they have for aluminum or iron, and once it is added, they go into chemical compound with it, in which form they are highly available to crops of almost every kind.
These polymers show a certain chemical affinity for the original molecule and can be used to fabricate sensors.
Many EPDM materials have excellent physical properties but their chemical affinity for metal makes them difficult to process," states Bill Burnham, Axel technical service representative.
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