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Buffer

Definition noun, plural: buffers (1) (chemistry) A buffer solution : a solution containing either a weak acid and a... Read More

Buffer zone

Definition noun A zone or area where the impact of anthropogenic activities is low or minimized, thereby allowing the... Read More

Riparian buffer

Definition noun A strip of vegetation (trees, shrubs, grasses, etc.) that grows along the edges of a bank or a waterway.... Read More

Ecological buffer zone

Definition noun A zone or an area that serves not for any anthropogenic use but as a conserved natural habitat where plants... Read More

Electrophoresis

Electrophoresis (Science: technique) separation of ionic molecules, (principally proteins) by the differential migration... Read More

Isotonic

Isotonic Definition What does isotonic mean? The term "isotonic" is used in physiology, anatomy, and physical chemistry.... Read More

Solubility test

solubility test A screening test for sickle cell haemoglobin (hb S), which is reduced by dithionite and is insoluble in... Read More

Acidosis

Acidosis (Science: biochemistry) a metabolic condition, characterised by an increase in hydrogen ion concentration, that... Read More

Hyaline cartilage

Hyaline Cartilage Definition Firstly, let us ask, what is cartilage? Cartilage is a tough and flexible material. It can be... Read More

Smooth endoplasmic reticulum

Smooth Endoplasmic Reticulum Definition Smooth endoplasmic reticulum (sER) is (a part of) endoplasmic reticulum that is... Read More

Enzymes: A Practical Introduction to Structure, Mechanism, and Data Analysis

Enzymes: A Practical Introduction to Structure, Mechanism, and Data Analysis ... Read More

Cerebrospinal fluid

Definition noun, plural: cerebrospinal fluids A clear, colorless body fluid that fills the ventricles of the brain and the... Read More

Slyke

slyke A unit of buffer value, the slope of the acid-base titration curve of a solution; the millimoles of strong acid or... Read More

Soda loading

soda loading A procedure adopted by a number of athletes of ingesting sodium bicarbonate in an attempt to buffer the... Read More

Giemsa stain

Definition noun A Romanovsky type of stain named after German chemist and bacteriologist Gustav Giemsa, and is often used in... Read More

Reverse banding

Definition noun (cytogenetics) A chromosome banding method that employs Giemsa staining technique that produces bands... Read More

V8 protease

Definition noun A serine protease isolated from Staphylococcus aureus strain V8, capable of cleaving peptide bonds on the... Read More

Elution volume

Definition noun (1) The volume of the eluent or buffering agent that elutes from the column of a chromatograph before a... Read More