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Comparatively Speaking: Amphoteric vs. Ampholyte

Here, O'Lenick explains the terms amphoteric, which is used to describe compounds having two or more different groups with various charges, and ampholytes, which have a fully quaternized nitrogen and consequently cannot lose their positive charge.

Comparatively Speaking: Surface Tension in Water vs. in Formulation

Many published studies of surfactants use pure surfactant in distilled water. However, a formulation is almost never a single surfactant in water. Here, industry expert Tony O'Lenick compares the surface tension of a surfactant added in water with that in a formulation.

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