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Dissociation constant

Definition noun (1) A mathematical constant that describes the tendency of a large molecule to dissociate reversibly into... Read More

Theory of electrolytic dissociation

theory of electrolytic dissociation --> Arrhenius doctrine The theory of electrolytic dissociation (1887) that became the... Read More

Dissociation

Dissociation 1. The act of separating or state of being separated. 2. (Science: chemistry) The separation of a molecule into... Read More

Photolysis

Photolysis Definition We define photolysis as a chemical process in which chemical compounds or molecules are split into... Read More

Ki

Definition (genetics) Gene knock-in, as in genetic engineering method (chemistry) A symbol for the dissociation constant of... Read More

KD

Definition noun (biochemistry) An equilibrium constant for dissociation (biochemistry) An abbreviation for kilodalton, also... Read More

Respiration

Organization of the Respiratory System Each lung is composed of air sacs called alveoli - the sites of gas exchange with... Read More

Pyruvate

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

Annealing

Annealing 1. Toughening upon slow cooling. 2. Used in the context of dna renaturation after temperature dissociation of the... Read More

Alkaline reaction

Alkaline reaction Any test by which an alkaline reaction is recognised, such as the change of red litmus paper to blue, an... Read More

Avidity

Definition noun, plural: avidities The combined strength of bond affinities in a complex. Usage The term may be used in... Read More

Denaturation

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

Desolvation

Definition noun The removal or dissociation of the solvent component from the particle as a method of drying a sample or... Read More

Association constant

Definition noun A mathematical constant that describes the bonding affinity between two molecules at... Read More

Iodine test

Iodine Test Definition The iodine test is a chemical reaction-based identification test for starch. In this test, iodine... Read More

Cyclic adenosine monophosphate

Definition noun plural: cyclic adenosine monophosphates (biochemistry) A cyclic form of adenosine monophosphate that... Read More

Nucleosome

Nucleosome Definition Every organism is made of deoxyribonucleic acid, also known as DNA. DNA is made up of numerous... Read More

Redox reaction

Redox Reaction Definition What are redox reactions? This is a common term in chemistry and biology. In chemistry, a redox... Read More

Chromatin

Chromatin Definition What is chromatin in a cell? Chromatin is a complex of nucleic acids (e.g. DNA or RNA) and proteins... Read More

Muscle

Muscle cells are specialized to generate force and movement. There are three types of muscle tissue: (1) skeletal muscle,... Read More

Kd

Kd (Science: abbreviation, chemistry) An equilibrium constant for... Read More