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Chemical Surface-Active Agents

Name Surface-Active Agents
Equivalent Terms Active Agents, Surface | Agents, Amphiphilic | Agents, Surface Active | Agents, Surface-Active | Amphiphilic Agents | Surface Active Agents | Surfactants | Tensides
Definition Agents that modify interfacial tension of water; usually substances that have one lipophilic and one hydrophilic group in the molecule; includes soaps, detergents, emulsifiers, dispersing and wetting agents, and several groups of antiseptics.
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MeSH® ID D013501
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ChemicalsChemical Actions and Uses Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Specialty Uses of Chemicals Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Surface-Active Agents Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references

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Surface-Active Agents Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references
  Antifoaming Agents
  Demulcents
View node Detergents Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references
View node Emulsifying Agents
  Immunosorbents
  Wetting Agents