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Synonyms for cross-link

a side bond that links two adjacent chains of atoms in a complex molecule

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join by creating covalent bonds (of adjacent chains of a polymer or protein)

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Titania nanoparticles were coated on cotton fabric surface using a cross-linking agent succinic acid.
The material is radiation cross-linkable due to the addition of 3 wt % of the triallyl isocyanurate (TAIC) cross-linking agent.
The starch of the cationic modified starch was reacted with the cross-linking agent at a concentration of from about 100 ppm to about 4000 ppm of cross-linking agent by weight of the starch and wherein the cationic modified starch contains water-insoluble carbohydrate between about 1% and 85% of water-insoluble carbohydrate.
Fixing agent is a cross-linking agent which would form a strong bridge between the cellulose and the dye, thereby anchoring the latterto the fibre.
The data are presented at the percent of cells positive for RAD51 foci before and after treatment with the DNA cross-linking agent, mitomycin C (MMC).
5) Silicon functions as a cross-linking agent in connective tissue, and might therefore enhance arterial integrity and protect arteries from injury.
Protein B reacts with the cross-linking agent A resulting in the intermediate product C.
The following methods are most widely employed: chemical cross-linking [2]; mostly using glutaraldehyde as the cross-linking agent [3]; cross-linking by ?
Ibuprofen-loading amount, stirring speed, curing time, polymer concentration and cross-linking agent seemed to affect the values of particle size.
The enzyme membrane was then incubated with glutaraldehyde a cross-linking agent at different concentrations ranging from 0.
5%, it is used as a flame retardant and corrosion-resistant agent for unsaturated polyester and alkyd resins, and as a cross-linking agent in epoxy.
The cross-linking of starch is usually carried out using glutaraldehyde as cross-linking agent.