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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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Hydrate Isomers

Isomers of crystalline complexes that differ in whether water is present inside or outside the coordination sphere.

PseudobinaryIonic Compounds

Compounds that contain more than two elements but are named like binary compounds.

Periodic Law

The properties of the elements are periodic functions of their atomic numbers.

Phosphorus Oxychloride

Colorless to slightly yellow fuming liquid.

Mol. Wt.: 153.39
M.P.: 20C
B.P.: 105.1C
Density: 1.685 @ 15.5C
Vapor Pressure: 40 mm @ 27.3C
Vapor Density: 5.3
Used as the phosphorus source for phosphorus diffusion.

yttria

Y2O3: A white, water-insoluble powder, Y2O3, used chiefly in incandescent gas and acetylene mantles.

Radioactivity

The spontaneous disintegration of atomic nuclei.

Cathodic Protection

Protection of a metal (making ir a cathode) against corrosion by attaching it to a sacrifical anode of a more easily oxidized metal.

Beta Particle

Electron emitted from the nucleus when a neuton decays to a proton and an electron.

Reducing Agent

The substance that reduces another substance and is oxidized.

Explosive

A chemical or compound that causes a sudden, almost instantaneous release or pressure, gas, heat and light when subjected to sudden shock, pressure, high temperature or applied potential.