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A process pertaining to a change in structure of a protein form regular to irregular arrangement of the polypeptide chains.

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Homonuclear

Consisting of only one element.

xenon

A heavy, colorless, chemically inactive, monatomic gaseous element used for filling radio, television, and luminescent tubes. Symbol: Xe, at. wt.: 131.30, at. no.: 54.

What's In Your Beverage? How to Ensure Quality Control with CO2 Analytical Support

Calibration standards, performance audits, and the FDA's never-ending safety, labeling, and inspection requirements are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to dealing with the increasingly stringent quality control standards of the beverage industry.

As these quality standards become stricter, beverage producers are increasingly called upon to get products to market faster using fewer resources, while simultaneously managing ingredient quality, and ultimately, risk.

Potential Energy

Energy that matter possesses by virtue of its position, condition or composition.

Strong Electrolyte

A substance that conducts electricity well in a dilute aqueous solution.

 

yttrium metal

Any of a subgroup of rare-earth elements, of which the cerium and terbium metals comprise the other two subgroups.

Silicones

Polymeric organosilicon compounds, contain individual or cross-linked Si-O chains or rings in which some oxygens of SiO4 tetrahedra are replaced by other groups.

Third Law of Thermodynamics

The entropy of a hypothetical pure, perfect, crystalline sustance at absolute zero temperature is zero.

Colligative Properties

Physical properties of solutions that depend upon the number but not the kind of solute particles present.

Substitution Reaction

A reaction in which an atom or a group of atoms is replaced by another atom or group of atoms.