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Energy equivalent of the mass deficiency, energy released in the formation of an atom from the subatomic particles.

 

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Tetrahedral

A term used to describe molecules and polyatomic ions that have one atom in center and four atoms at the corners of a tetrahedron.

Rate-law Expression

Equation relating the rate of a reaction to the concentrations of the reactants and the specific rate of the constant.

Designated area

An area that may be used for work with carcinogens, reproductive toxins, or substances that have a high degree of acute toxicity. A designated area may be the entire laboratory, an area of a laboratory, or a device such as a laboratory hood.

Faraday's Law of Electrolysis

One equivalent weight of a substance is produced at each electrode during the passage of 96,487 coulombs of charge through an electrolytic cell.

Electrophoresis

A technique for separation of ions by rate and direction of migration in an electric field.

Ioniztion

The breaking up of a compound into separate ions.

Amino Acid

Compound containing both an amino and a carboxylic acid group.The --NH2 group.

Transition State Theory

Theory of reaction rates that states that reactants pass through high-energy transition states before forming products.

Atomic Radius

Radius of an atom.

Chemical Equation

Description of a chemical reaction by placing the formulas of the reactants on the left and the formulas of products on the right of an arrow.