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A substance that conducts electricity poorly in a dilute aqueous solution.

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Electrochemistry

Study of chemical changes produced by electrical current and the production of electricity by chemical reactions.

Magnetic Quantum Number (mc)

Quantum mechanical solution to a wave equation that designates the particular orbital within a given set (s, p, d, f ) in which a electron resides.

Ionization

In aqueous solution, the process in which a molecular compound reacts with water and forms ions.

Conformations

Structures of a compound that differ by the extent of rotation about a single bond.

Denaturation

A process pertaining to a change in structure of a protein form regular to irregular arrangement of the polypeptide chains.

Chemical Periodicity

The variations in properties of elements with their position in the periodic table.

What's In Your Beverage? How to Ensure Quality Control with CO2 Analytical Support

Calibration standards, performance audits, and the FDA's never-ending safety, labeling, and inspection requirements are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to dealing with the increasingly stringent quality control standards of the beverage industry.

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Ionic Compounds

Compounds containing predominantly ionic bonding.

Chemical Change

A change in which one or more new substances are formed.

Excited State

Any state other than the ground state of an atom or molecule.