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Alcohol

Definition noun, plural: alcohols (chemistry) An organic compound containing one or more hydroxyl groups bound to a... Read More

Alcoholic

Definition adjective (chemistry) Relating to, containing, or produced by alcohol (pathology) Of, relating to, or pertaining... Read More

Fermentation

Fermentation Definition What is fermentation? Fermentation is the breaking down of sugar molecules into simpler compounds... Read More

Ethyl alcohol

Ethyl alcohol (Science: chemical, drug) grain alcohol, made from sugar, starch and other carbohydrates by fermentation, has... Read More

Polyol

Definition noun plural: polyols pol•y•ol, ˈpɒlɪɒl A polyhydric alcohol, i.e. an alcohol containing three or more... Read More

Glycerol

Definition noun glyc•er•ol, ˈglɪs əˌrɔl A sugar alcohol made up of two polyols derived from saponification of... Read More

Anaerobic respiration

Anaerobic Respiration Definition What is anaerobic respiration? Anaerobic respiration is a respiratory process that occurs... Read More

Teratogenesis

Definition noun The development of structural or functional malformations in an embryo or a fetus Supplement Abnormalities... Read More

Mannitol

Definition noun plural: mannitols man·ni·tol, ˈmæn ɪˌtɔl A sugar alcohol with a sweetish taste, occurs naturally in... Read More

Alcoholic beverages

Alcoholic beverages Drinkable liquids containing ethyl... Read More

Unsaturated alcohols

unsaturated alcohols Those alcohol's whose carbon chains contain one or more double or triple... Read More

Isomalt

Definition noun i·so·malt, ˈaɪ sə mɔlt A sugar alcohol made up of two polyols: glucose-mannitol and... Read More

Sorbitol

Definition noun plural: sorbitols sor·bi·tol, ˈsɔr bɪˌtɔl A sugar alcohol with a sweet taste, occurs naturally in... Read More

Denaturation

Denaturation Definition In biochemistry, denaturation is defined as a process in which a molecular structure deviates from... Read More

Wood naphtha

wood naphtha --> methyl alcohol CH3OH;a flammable, toxic, mobile liquid, used as an industrial solvent, antifreeze, and... Read More

Carbinol

Carbinol --> methyl alcohol CH3OH;a flammable, toxic, mobile liquid, used as an industrial solvent, antifreeze, and in... Read More

Intoxicant

Intoxicant 1. Having the power to intoxicate. 2. An intoxicating agent, such as alcohol. A liquor or brew containing alcohol... Read More

Hydrophilic

Hydrophilic Definition What does a hydrophile or hydrophilic substances mean? If a molecule is “water-loving”, it is... Read More

Esterification

Esterification The process of converting an acid into an alkyl or aryl derivative. most frequently the process consists of... Read More

Myricin

myricin (Science: chemistry) A silky, crystalline, waxy substance, forming the less soluble part of beeswax, and regarded as... Read More

Sterol

sterol (Science: chemistry) Any steroid-based alcohol having a hydrocarbon (aliphatic) side-chain of 8-10 carbons at the... Read More

Pyruvate

Pyruvate Definition Pyruvates have been often recognized as one of the most important molecules that are frequently... Read More

Sterols

sterol (Science: chemistry) Any steroid-based alcohol having a hydrocarbon (aliphatic) side-chain of 8-10 carbons at the... Read More

Yeast

Definition noun, plural: yeasts Colloquial name for the fungus that is characteristically single-celled most of its life,... Read More

Eubacteria

Eubacteria are prokaryotic microorganisms consisting of a single cell lacking a nucleus and containing DNA is a single... Read More

Monoglyceride

Definition noun, plural: monoglycerides A glyceride consisting of a glycerol and a molecule of fatty acid joined via an... Read More

Glyceride

Definition noun, plural: glycerides (biochemistry) Any of the esters formed from glycerol reacting with fatty acids, and... Read More

Permanent Tattoo Means Permanent Immune Action Of Macrophages

Have you ever wondered why a permanent tattoo seemed to last forever? A simple assumption would be is that the ink could... Read More

coronavirus COVID-19

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a contagious coronavirus disease first detected... Read More

Sphingolipid

Definition noun plural: sphingolipids sphin·go·lip·id A type of lipid with a sphingoid base (e.g. sphingosine and... Read More

Degenerative disease

A degenerative disease is defined as a disease characterized by the worsening condition due to the deterioration of the... Read More

Guanine

Definition noun plural: guanines gua·nine, ˈɡwɑː.niːn (biochemistry) A purine nucleobase that complementary pairs... Read More

Myocardium

Myocardium Definition What is the myocardium of the heart?  It is the muscular middle layer of the heart that is... Read More

Spermiogenesis

Spermiogenesis definition Spermiogenesis is the stage of spermatogenesis wherein the spermatids differentiate into mature... Read More

Oxidise

Definition verb (1) To combine with oxygen; to add oxygen; to convert into an oxide. (2) To remove hydrogen, as by the... Read More

Niacin

Definition noun A member of the B vitamins that is used in the production of fatty acids, steroids and cholesterol, and... Read More

Addiction

Addiction (Science: psychiatry) pattern of compulsive drug use characterised by a continued craving for an opioid and the... Read More