Search Results > 1-10 of 396 relevant results
NEXT  
Search Results for “acids”
 
 
1) acids and bases. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...acids and bases, two related classes of chemicals; the members of each class have a number of common properties when dissolved in a solvent, usually water. 1 PropertiesAcids...

2) amino acids. The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition. 2002
...amino acids (uh-MEE-noh) Basic organic molecules that combine to form proteins. Amino acids are made up of hydrogen, carbon, oxygen, and nitrogen. Some examples of...

3) nucleic acids. The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition. 2002
...nucleic acids (nooh-KLEE-ik) Organic molecules found in the nuclei of cells. DNA and RNA, the best-known nucleic acids, govern heredity and the chemical processes...

4) peptide. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...peptide, organic compound composed of amino acids linked together chemically by peptide bonds. The peptide bond always involves a single covalent link between the...

5) fatty acid. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...fatty acid, any of the organic carboxylic acids present in fats and oils as esters of glycerol. Molecular weights of fatty acids vary over a wide range. The carbon...

6) acid anhydride. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...(anhi´drid, -drd) (KEY) , chemical compound that reacts with water to form an acid (see acids and bases). Anhydrides of inorganic acids are usually oxides of nonmetallic...

7) nucleic acid. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...the expression of this information through protein synthesis. In most organisms, nucleic acids occur in combination with proteins; the combined substances are called...

8) Misnomers. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...by no means a universal character-thus, rock-crystal, quartz, flint, etc., are chemical acids, though no particle of acidity belongs to them. 2 America. So called...

9) lysine. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...lysine, (li´sen) (KEY) , organic compound, one of the 20 amino acids commonly found in animal proteins. Only the l-stereoisomer appears in mammalian protein. It is...

10) base. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...base, see acids and bases....

Search for books related to your query at Amazon.com:
Search Now:         


NEXT  
 

Shakespeare · Bible · Strunk · Anatomy · Nonfiction · Quotations · Reference · Fiction · Poetry
© 1993–2014 Bartleby.com · [Top 150] · Subjects · Titles · Authors
Search by Thunderstone