electrostatic bond

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Synonyms for electrostatic bond

a chemical bond in which one atom loses an electron to form a positive ion and the other atom gains an electron to form a negative ion

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An electrostatic bond is formed between unlike charges.
HK II is bound to the mitochondrion by electrostatic bonds between a peptide (short-length protein) extending from HK II and a peptide extending from a mitochondrial membrane pore protein known as the voltage-dependent anion channel (VDAC).
PMX-60056 is believed to form a stable electrostatic bond to heparin and LMWH, blocking its action.
The decrease in the initial decomposition temperature for the PEC samples might be due to the loss in intra hydrogen bonding among the polymer chains and the formation of inter hydrogen and electrostatic bonds between the chains of the two polymers (40).
The tensile strength of hair is improved by building electrostatic bonds between amino groups and anionic side chains of the amino acids of hair such as cysteine, cysteic acid and glutamic acid.
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