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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


Ionic Relating to an... Read More

Ionic Compound

Ionic Compound: two or more ions held next to each other by electrical... 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


Polypeptide Definition Biology What are polypeptides? A polypeptide is defined as a polymer of amino acids joined together... Read More

Chemical bond

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


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

Chemistry for Dummies

Chemistry for Dummies     AUTHORS:  ... Read More


Definition noun, plural: perilymph The body fluid surrounding the membranous labyrinth of the inner ear, and separating it... Read More

Parenchymatous degeneration

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

Channel gating

Channel gating --> gating current (Science: physiology) small currents in the membrane just prior to the increase 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

Membrane potentials

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

Cloudy swelling

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


Iodophors (Science: chemical) complexes of iodine and non-ionic surface-active agent acting as carrier and solubilizing... Read More


Astrocytes The largest and most numerous neuroglial cells in the brain and spinal cord. Astrocytes (from star cells) are... 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

Gating current

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


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


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

Intramolecular force

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

Blood-brain barrier

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

Nuclear matrix

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


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


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

Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology by C. Hammond

Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology      ... Read More

Biophysics by R. Glaser

Biophysics      AUTHOR:  ... Read More