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Ionic bond

Definition noun plural: ionic bonds A type of chemical bond in which atoms, ions, or molecules are held together by... Read More

Modeling in the Neurosciences: From Ionic Channels to Neural Networks

Modeling in the Neurosciences: From Ionic Channels to Neural Networks  ... Read More

Covalent bond

Covalent Bond Definition What is a covalent bond? In chemistry and other fundamental science fields, a covalent bond is... Read More

Inorganic compound

Definition noun plural: inorganic compounds A chemical compound lacking both carbon-carbon (C-C) and carbon-hydrogen... Read More


Definition noun plural: compounds com·pound, ˈkɒmpaʊnd (general) A material made up of two or more parts or... Read More

Hydrogen bond

Definition noun plural: hydrogen bonds A type of chemical bond that is formed when the slightly positive hydrogen atom of... Read More


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

The Human Physiology

In order to fully understand the mechanisms of human physiology it is important to have an understanding of the chemical... Read More

Chemical bond

Definition noun, plural: chemical bonds The attractive force that binds atoms, ions, or molecules in a chemical... Read More


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

Chemistry for Dummies

Chemistry for Dummies     AUTHORS:  ... Read More

Inorganic salt

Definition noun, plural: inorganic salts A salt that lacks C-H bonds Supplement A salt is defined as the neutral ionic... Read More

Parenchymatous degeneration

parenchymatous degeneration --> cloudy swelling swelling of cells due to injury to the membranes affecting ionic... Read More

Gating current

Gating current (Science: physiology) small currents in the membrane just prior to the increase in ionic permeability, due to... Read More


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

Conformational change

Conformational change (Science: cell biology) alteration in the shape usually the tertiary structure of a protein as a... Read More


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

Extrinsic protein

Definition noun, plural: extrinsic proteins A membrane protein that partially span the membrane, and is attached either to... Read More

Cloudy swelling

Cloudy swelling swelling of cells due to injury to the membranes affecting ionic transfer; causes an accumulation of... Read More

Antibiotics removal by walnut shell based activated carbon

Antibiotics are the most common compounds that are found in groundwater, surface water, drinking water and wastewater. Also,... Read More

Enzyme regulation

Enzyme regulation (Science: biochemistry) control of the rate of a reaction catalyzed by an enzyme by some effector (e.g.,... Read More

Membrane potentials

membrane potentials ratio of inside versus outside concentration of potassium, sodium, chloride and other ions in diffusible... Read More


A diatom is a unicellular eukaryotic alga characterized by the siliceous covering and symmetry. Diatoms are mostly aquatic,... Read More

Thick filament

Definition noun, plural: thick filaments A type of myofilament that is made up of bipolar myosin II filaments, and is... Read More

Intramolecular force

Definition noun The force that holds together the atoms making up a molecule or compound. Supplement Examples of... Read More

Nuclear matrix

Definition noun plural: nuclear matrices (cell biology) A 3-dimensional filamentous protein network that extends... Read More

Blood-brain barrier

Definition noun A semipermeable membrane that serves as a selective barrier separating the circulating blood and the... Read More


Definition noun, plural: hydrophiles (chemistry) A molecule or compound that is hydrophilic or having an affinity for... Read More


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


Homeostasis is the tendency not to stray from the range of favorable or ideal internal conditions. Such conditions must be... Read More

Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology by C. Hammond

Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology      ... Read More

Biophysics by R. Glaser

Biophysics      AUTHOR:  ... Read More

Ion Channels of Excitable Membranes (3rd Edition)

Ion Channels of Excitable Membranes (3rd Edition)      ... Read More

Generation of resting membrane potential

Stephen H. Wright Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85724... Read More

Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Hydrophilic Pores in Lipid Bilayers

Abstract Hydrophilic pores are formed in peptide free lipid bilayers under mechanical stress. It has been proposed that the... Read More

Mayo Clinic Researchers Discover A Genetic Cause For Atrial Fibrillation

Mayo Clinic investigators have discovered a gene mutation causing chaotic electrical activation of the heart muscle and... Read More

Researchers Combine Electronics With Living Cell To Create Potential Toxicity Sensor

Berkeley - In experiments conducted at the University of California, Berkeley, researchers have found a way to tap into... Read More

Theoretical considerations on the "spine of hydration" in the minor groove of d(CGCGAATTCGCG) d(GCGCTTAAGCGC): Monte Carlo computer simulation

BIOPHYSICS Theoretical considerations on the "spine of hydration" in the minor groove of d(CGCGAATTCGCG)... Read More