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Equation that results from canceling spectator ions and eliminating brackets from a total ionic equation.

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Method of Initial Rates

Method of determining the rate-law expression by carrying out a reaction with different initial concentrations and analyzing the resultant changes in initial rates.

Formula

Combination of symbols that indicates the chemical composition of a substance.

 

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In this paper I describe (theoretically) the method(s) of automated protein discovery and synthesis.

Emulsion

Colloidal suspension of a liquid in a liquid.

Lanthanide Contraction

A decrease in the radii of the elements following the lanthanides compared to what would be expected if there were no f-transition metals.

Bronsted-Lowry Acid

A proton donor.

High Spin Complex

Crystal field designation for an outer orbital complex, all t2g and eg orbitals are singly occupied before any pairing occurs.

Hydrolysis Constant

An equilibrium constant for a hydrolysis reaction.

Dispersing Medium

The solvent-like phase in a colloid.

Calorie

The amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one gram of water from 14.5°C to 15.5°C. 1 calorie = 4.184 joules.