Describes processes that absorb heat energy.
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- Harmful Chemicals Found In Food
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- Protein Design: Automated protein discovery and synthesis
In this paper I describe (theoretically) the method(s) of automated protein discovery and synthesis.
- Features of the Scanning Tunneling Microscope
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A two-armed barometer.
Weak Field Ligand
A Ligand that exerts a weak crystal or ligand field and ge- nerally forms high spin complexes with metals.
The amount of matter that would be converted into energy if an atom were formed from constituent particles.
Very weak and very short-range attractive forces between short-lived temporary (induced) dipoles, also called dispersion Forces.
The substance that reduces another substance and is oxidized.
Refers to an optically active substance that rotates the plane of plane polarized light clockwise, also called dextro.
A neutral subatomic particle having a mass of 1.0087 amu.
Conjugated Double Bonds
Double bonds that are separated from each other by one single bond -C=C-C=C-.
Ratiation extraneous to an experiment. Usually the low-level natural radiation form cosmic rays and trace radioactive substances present in our environment.
Covalent bond resulting from the sharing of four electrons (two pairs) between two atoms.
Spectrum associated with emission of electromagnetic radiation by atoms (or other species) resulting from electronic transitions from higher to lower energy states.
A change in which a substance changes from one physical state to another but no substances with different composition are formed. Example Gas to Liquid - Solid.
Two peaks or bands of about equal intensity appearing close together on a spectrogram.
Attraction toward a magnetic field, stronger than diamagnetism, but still weak compared to ferromagnetism.
In a cathode ray tube, the positive electrode. Electrode at which oxidation occurs.
A group of atoms that represents a potential reaction site in an organic compound.
Any species that can accept a share in an electron pair.
Isomers in which a particular ligand bonds to a metal ion through different donor atoms.
Hydrated sulfates of the general formula M+M3+(SO4)2.12H2).
A compound containing an alkyl group bonded to a benzene ring.