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A protein that acts as a catalyst in biological systems.

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Double Salt

Solid consisting of two co-crystallized salts.

 

Alcohol

Hydrocarbon derivative containing an --OH group attached to a carbon atom not in an aromatic ring. Alcohols are a class of organic compounds containing the hydroxyl group, OH, attached to a carbon atom.

Percentage Ionization

The percentage of the weak electrolyte that ionizes in a solution of given concentration.

Hydrocarbons

Compounds that contain only carbon and hydrogen.

Molality

Concentration expressed as number of moles of solute per kilogram of solvent.

Reactants

Substances consumed in a chemical reaction.

Collision Theory

Theory of reaction rates that states that effective collisions between reactant molecules must occur in order for the reaction to occur.

Mechanism

The sequence of steps by which reactants are converted into products.

Condensed States

The solid and liquid states.

Saccharate

A compound formed by interaction of sucrose with a metallic oxide, usually lime, and useful in the purification of sugar.