Octanol-Water Partition Coefficients

Fundamentals and Physical Chemistry

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Author: J. Sangster

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780471973973

Category: Science

Page: 170

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The octanol-water partition coefficient is a laboratory-measured property of a substance. It provides a thermodynamic measure of the tendency of the substance to prefer a non-aqueous or oily milieu rather than water (i.e. its hydrophilic/lipophilic balance). Partition coefficients are used extensively in medicinal chemistry, drug design, ecotoxicology and environmental chemistry. The partition coefficient is recognized by governmental and international agencies (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, OECD) as a physical property of organic pollutants equal in importance to vapour pressure, water solubility and toxicity. Octanol-Water Partition Coefficients is a comprehensive and up-to-date survey of the thermodynamics of partitioning and of the octanol-water pair. In addition, all current methods of measurement are reviewed, strengths and weaknesses are noted and recommendations for particular applications are given. Current methods of calculation of partition coefficients are similarly surveyed and described. Five of the most popular computerized methods are tested for predictive accuracy for drugs, pollutants, aminoacids, etc. The book will be of interest not only to solution chemists, but to any chemists who use partition coefficients. It provides a thorough understanding of the fundamentals and offers clear guidance on the choice of methods of measurement and calculation. Contents: Introduction, Thermodynamics and Extrathermodynamics of Partitioning, Experimental Methods of Measurement, Discussion of Measurement Methods, Methods of Calculating Partitioning Coefficients, Discussion of LogKow Predictive Methods The Wiley Series in Solution Chemistry fills the increasing need to present authoritative, comprehensive and fully up-to-date accounts of the many aspects of solution chemistry. Internationally recognized experts from research or teaching institutions in various countries are invited to contribute to the series.

Historiography of India's Partition

An Analysis of Imperialist Writings

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Author: Viśva Mohana Pāṇḍeya

Publisher: Atlantic Publishers & Dist

ISBN: 9788126903146

Category: India

Page: 238

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An Attempt Has Been Made In This Book To Examine The Writings Of The Oxbridge Scholars Who Have Based Their Studies On Different Assumptions And Have Tried To Cover Various Issues Related To The Partition Of India. The Author Has Made A Serious Effort To Trace The Course Of The British Historiography Of India S Partition. In The Light Of New Research And Facts, Several Age-Old, Deliberate But Fallacious Assumptions And Constructs Have Been Deconstructed. In The Process Of This Analysis Several Gaps Have Been Detected And The Underlying Aims Of The Imperialist Efforts Have Been Exposed. On The Top Of It, Various Sophisticated Versions Of The Theories Of Civilizing Mission And Whiteman S Burden In The Post-Colonial Context Have Been Challenged On Several Counts. In Spite Of Several Changes In The Imperialist Writings, It Has Been Found That Even The Neo-Imperial Historians Have Been Extending Their Support To The Several Myths, Deliberately Created By The Orthodox Imperial Ideologues About India S Past And Present. The Only Difference Is That The Former Have Been More Delicate And Sophisticated In Their Presentations. Thus, This Book Opens Up New Areas For Further Research And Will Generate More Curiosity Among The Students Of Indian, Pakistani And British History And Those Who Are Concerned With The Problems Of Nationalism And Decolonisation.

The Spoils of Partition

Bengal and India, 1947–1967

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Author: Joya Chatterji

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139468308

Category: History

Page: N.A

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The partition of India in 1947 was a seminal event of the twentieth century. Much has been written about the Punjab and the creation of West Pakistan; by contrast, little is known about the partition of Bengal. This remarkable book by an acknowledged expert on the subject assesses the social, economic and political consequences of partition. Using compelling sources, the book, which was originally published in 2007, shows how and why the borders were redrawn, how the creation of new nation states led to unprecedented upheavals, massive shifts in population and wholly unexpected transformations of the political landscape in both Bengal and India. The book also reveals how the spoils of partition, which the Congress in Bengal had expected from the new boundaries, were squandered over the twenty years which followed. This is an intriguing and challenging work whose findings change our understanding and its consequences for the history of the subcontinent.

South Asian Partition Fiction in English

From Khushwant Singh to Amitav Ghosh

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Author: Rituparna Roy

Publisher: Amsterdam University Press

ISBN: 9089642455

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 176

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Dit boek is een literaire studie naar Zuid-Aziatische Engelstalige fictie vanaf midden jaren vijftig tot de late jaren tachtig over de afscheiding van Pakistan en Bangladesh van India, oftewel de Partitie. Het is een fascinerend verhaal over het ontstaan van een nieuw literair genre. Romanschrijvers van verschillende generaties geven hun kijk op dit beslissende moment in de Zuid-Aziatische geschiedenis. In het begin beschreven zij de catastrofe, later werd er meer getheoretiseerd. Aan de hand van zes romans, van onder andere Salman Rushdie, laat Roy zien welke factoren bepalend zijn geweest voor de grote thema's en verhaallijnen in deze romans.

Bengal Partition Stories

An Unclosed Chapter

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Author: Bashabi Fraser

Publisher: Anthem Press

ISBN: 1843312999

Category: Fiction

Page: 620

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Through oral histories, interviews and fictional retellings, 'Bengal Partition Stories' unearths and articulates the collective memories of a people traumatised by the brutal division of their homeland.

Oracle 10g - Kompendium

Grid Computing, Self-Management, Enterprise Security

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Author: Lutz Fröhlich,Carsten Czarski,Klaus Maier

Publisher: Pearson Deutschland GmbH

ISBN: 3827266793

Category:

Page: 887

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The Great Partition

The Making of India and Pakistan

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Author: Yasmin Khan

Publisher: Yale University Press

ISBN: 9780300120783

Category: History

Page: 251

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Examines the context, execution and aftermath of partition, integrating the knowledge of political manoeuvres with an understanding of their fundamental social and cultural consequences. This account draws together a body of research to reappraise independence and division and reinforce its catastrophic human cost.

Partition and Adsorption of Organic Contaminants in Environmental Systems

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Author: Cary T. Chiou

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0471463019

Category: Science

Page: 257

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Given the presence of a wide variety of contaminants in theenvironment, it is important to understand what drives acontaminant from one medium to another, as well as the manner andextent to which a contaminant associates with the different mediaor phases within a local environmental system. Partition andAdsorption of Organic Contaminants in Environmental Systemsforms a comprehensive resource on the behavioral characteristics ofcontaminants so that appropriate strategies can be adopted toeither prevent or minimize their adverse impacts on human welfareand natural resources. Cary Chiou’s far-reaching text depicts the processes bywhich nonionic organic contaminants are sorbed to natural bioticand abiotic substances. This book focuses on physical principlesand system parameters that affect the contaminant uptake by soilfrom water, air, and other media; by fish from water; and by plantsfrom soil and water. As contaminant uptake by natural organicsubstances is often predominantly a partition interaction, thepartition characteristics in several solvent-water model mixturesare treated in detail to elucidate the relevant physicochemicalparameters. The account of contaminant sorption to soils, fish, andplants is strengthened by companion chapters on: Fundamentals of solution theory Interphase partition equations Fundamentals of adsorption theory Vapor adsorption on mineral and carbonaceous solids No other single source in the field delivers as compelling acombination of background understanding and "state-of-the-science"comprehension of current issues. Ideally suited for agraduate-level environmental course, Partition and Adsorptionof Organic Contaminants in Environmental Systems alsoserves as a technical guide to current and future research in thefield.

Muslim Separatism and the Partition of India

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Author: Debadutta Chakravarty

Publisher: Atlantic Publishers & Dist

ISBN: 9788126902385

Category: India

Page: 216

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The Rare Piece Of The Drama Partition, In 1947 Warranted The Scholars To Rebuild The History Of The Cunning Passages To Muslim Separatism In India And The Consequent Blood Bath Of The Nation. In This Book, Muslim Separatism And The Partition Of India, The Author Offers A Very Big Highway To Explore All The Roads And Sub-Roads To Trace Out The Genesis Of Communalism In India Under The Patronage Of The Colonial Government And Its Ultimate Culmination To The Creation Of An Ulster In This Sub-Continent On The Midnight Of August 14-15, 1947. The Author, Like Charles Lamb, Kept Himself Far Away From Any Personal Bias In Searching Out The Different Dynamics Behind The Artificial Partition By A Candid Analysis Of All The Facts And Documents Available.

The Aftermath of Partition in South Asia

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Author: Gyanesh Kudaisya,Tan Tai Yong

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134440472

Category: Social Science

Page: 336

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This book draws upon new theoretical insights and fresh bodies of data to historically reappraise partition in the light of its long aftermath. It uses a comparative approach by viewing South Asia in its totality, rather than looking at it in narrow 'national' terms. As the first book to focus on the aftermath of partition, it fills a distinctive niche in the study of contemporary South Asia.

Partner to Partition

The Jewish Agency's Partition Plan in the Mandate Era

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Author: Yosef Kats,Yôsî Kaṣ

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780714648460

Category: History

Page: 209

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In 1937 the Royal Commission headed by Lord Peel proposed solving the Arab-Jewish conflict by partitioning Palestine into two nation-states. The concept of partition in exchange for a state was acceptable to the Jewish Agency Executive, but not the details set out by the Royal Commission. Thus in 1937-38 the Agency formulated an alternative plan for consideration by the British authorities. At the core of the proposal was the issue of borders. However, the Agency's suggestions and preparations for a Jewish state addressed additional elements, including the question of Jerusalem; population transfer; the status of the Arab minority in the future Jewish state; and plans covering foreign policy, immigration and development, religion and state, finance and security. In this work Yossi Katz shows that the Jewish Agency Executive plans - though never implemented - was not an isolated episode, but had short- and long-term implications from the Jewish perspective.

Partition of Palestine, The

Decision Crossroads in the Zionist Movement

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Author: Itzhak Galnoor

Publisher: SUNY Press

ISBN: 1438403720

Category: History

Page: 379

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Some seventy-five years after the boundaries of the British Mandate for Palestine were set, the State of Israel still lacks a defined territory and agreed-upon boundaries, except for its boundary with Egypt. This book examines this unusual situation, concentrating especially on the perceptions of territory and boundaries within the Zionist movement. Galnoor discusses the period from the first territorial decision in 1919 up to the establishment of the State of Israel in 1948, placing special emphasis on the relatively unknown Zionist, Palestinian, and Arab positions regarding territorial partition in 1937. And he argues that although dramatic changes have occurred in the international and regional arena, the partners to the conflict, the security considerations, and the international dilemmas, the 1937 decision contained the parameters of the choices that have confronted Arab and Israeli leaders ever since. His findings are of direct relevance to the ongoing Arab-Israeli peace negotiations, which once again revolve around the trade-off between national goals and territorial aspirations.

Understanding Partition

India Sundered, Muslims Fragmented

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Author: Yuvraj Krishan

Publisher: Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan

ISBN: 9788172762773

Category: India

Page: 520

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This book brings out with clarity the growth of separatist movement in India leading to her partition.

Remembering Partition

Violence, Nationalism and History in India

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Author: Gyanendra Pandey

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521002509

Category: History

Page: 218

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A compelling and harrowing examination of the violence that marked the Partition of India.

The Prelude to Partition

Concepts and Aims in Ireland and India

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Author: Nicholas Mansergh

Publisher: CUP Archive

ISBN: 9780521221993

Category: Commonwealth countries

Page: 62

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Set Partition Coding

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Author: William A. Pearlman,Amir Said

Publisher: Now Publishers Inc

ISBN: 1601981783

Category:

Page: 96

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Describes various wavelet image coding systems that use set partitioning primarily, such as SBHP (Subband Block Hierarchical Partitioning), SPIHT, and EZBC (Embedded Zero-Block Coder).

Partition Functions for Supersymmetric Black Holes

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Author: Jan Manschot

Publisher: Amsterdam University Press

ISBN: 9056295403

Category: Science

Page: 164

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