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What does POW stand for?

POW stands for Octanol/Water Partition (coefficient)

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Throughout the book they consistently apply the octanol/water partition coefficient of the analyte, which is readily available for many molecules and is used in pharmaceuticals and tracing the environment fate of compounds.
For example, predictions of octanol/water partition coefficients (a physical property) for a small set of quite similar compounds by commonly used models show a large divergence of values (Vrakas et al.