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Polarized light

Definition noun Light in which electromagnetic vibrations oscillate repeatedly in only one direction perpendicular to the... Read More

Light

Definition noun (1) (physics) The electromagnetic radiation of any wavelength, or sometimes only referring to a range of... Read More

Glucose

Glucose occurs naturally and is ubiquitous. It is one of the three most common monosaccharides; the other two are fructose... Read More

D-glucose

Definition noun A stereoisomer of glucose molecule characterized by its ability to rotate the plane polarized light in the... Read More

L-glucose

Definition noun An L-stereoisomer of glucose molecule, which is comparatively less biologically active than D-glucose, and... Read More

Myosin

Definition noun, plural: myosins A family of motor ATPases that interact with f actin filaments Supplement Myosins belong to... Read More

Altrose

Definition noun An aldohexose monosaccharide that is epimeric with mannose Supplement Monosaccharides are the simplest form... Read More

Galactose

Definition noun plural: galactoses ga·lac·tose, ɡəˈlæktəʊz An aldohexose monosaccharide (chemical formula:... Read More

Dextrose

Definition noun The dextrorotatory form of glucose, and commercially obtained by the inversion of cane sugar or... Read More

Between Necessity and Probability: Searching for the Definition and Origin of Life (Advances in Astrobiology and Biogeophysics)

Between Necessity and Probability: Searching for the Definition and Origin of Life (Advances in Astrobiology and... Read More

Optically active

Optically active refers to the ability of some molecules to rotate plane-polarized... Read More

Dextrorotatory

Dextrorotatory (Science: chemistry) a chiral molecule which rotates plane-polarized light to the... Read More

Chiral

Chiral (Science: chemistry) a term used to describe a molecule which, in a given configuration, cannot be superimposed on... Read More

Allose

Definition noun An aldohexose monosaccharide that is a stereoisomer of glucose and found in the leaves of the African shrub... Read More

Birefringence

Birefringence (Science: chemistry) optical property of a material in which the refractive index is different for light... Read More