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Sulphate-reducing bacterium

sulphate-reducing bacterium (Science: microbiology) A prokaryote which is able to reduce sulphate SO4 (as a terminal... Read More

Bisulphate

Bisulphate (Science: chemistry) a sulphate in which but half the hydrogen of the acid is replaced by a positive element or... Read More

Sulphate

sulphate (Science: chemistry) A salt of sulphuric acid. Origin: NL. Sulphas, sulphatis, fr. L. Sulphur, sulfur, brimstone,... Read More

Dermatan sulphate

Dermatan sulphate Glycosaminoglycan (15-40 kD) typical of extracellular matrix of skin, blood vessels and heart. Repeating... Read More

Vitriol

vitriol (Science: chemistry) A sulphate of any one of certain metals, as copper, iron, zinc, cobalt. So called on account of... Read More

Subsulphate

subsulphate (Science: chemistry) A sulphate with an excess of the... Read More

Persulphate

persulphate (Science: chemistry) A sulphate of the peroxide of any... Read More

Disulphate

Disulphate (Science: chemistry) a salt of disulphuric or pyrosulphuric acid; a pyrosulphate. An acid salt of sulphuric acid,... Read More

Sulphates

sulphate (Science: chemistry) A salt of sulphuric acid. Origin: NL. Sulphas, sulphatis, fr. L. Sulphur, sulfur, brimstone,... Read More

Supersulphate

supersulphate (Science: chemistry) An acid... Read More

Syndecan

syndecan (Science: protein) An integral membrane proteoglycan (250-300 kD) associated largely with epithelial cells. The... Read More

Hyaluronic acid

Definition noun A linear mucopolysaccharide that is a major component of tissues, such as connective, epithelial and neural... Read More

Chondrocyte

Definition noun, plural: chondrocytes A cell occupying a lacuna in the extracellular matrix of the cartilage Supplement The... Read More

Soda

soda (Science: chemistry) sodium oxide or hydroxide. Popularly, sodium carbonate or bicarbonate. Caustic soda, sodium... Read More

Dovers powder

Dovers powder (Science: alchemy) a powder of ipecac and opium, compounded, in the united states, with sugar of milk, but in... Read More

Alum

Alum (Science: chemistry) a double sulphate formed of aluminium and some other element (especially. An alkali metal) or of... Read More

Cartilage

Definition noun A type of connective tissue that is firm and flexible and having an extracellular matrix comprised mainly of... Read More

Vitriolate

vitriolate (Science: chemistry) To convert into, or change to, a vitriol; to make into sulphuric acid or a sulphate. To... Read More

Biglycan

Biglycan a small proteoglycan, 150-240 kd, of the extracellular matrix. The core protein has a mass of -42 kd and is very... Read More

Histidine decarboxylase

Definition noun An enzyme that is responsible in the biosynthesis of histamine from histidine that transforms various... Read More

Cupric sulfate

Cupric sulfate CuSo4-5H2O;it is highly poisonous to algae, is a prompt and active emetic, and is used as an irritant,... Read More

Versican

Definition noun A large extracellular matrix that belongs to the chondroitin sulphate proteoglycan family involved in the... Read More

Barytes

Barytes (Science: chemical) barium sulphate, generally called heavy spar or barite. See barite. Origin: gr. Heavy: cf. Gr.... Read More

Sulphatase

sulphatase (Science: enzyme) An esterase in which one of the substituents of the substrate is a sulphate... Read More

Fibrocartilage

Definition noun A type of cartilage that has a fibrous matrix and approaching fibrous connective tissue in... Read More

Cellular respiration

Cellular Respiration Definition The main function of cellular respiration is to break down glucose to form energy. In... Read More

Hiss stain

Hiss stain (Science: technique) a stain for demonstrating the capsules of microorganisms, using gentian violet or basic... Read More

Mauve

mauve A colour of a delicate purple, violet, or lilac. (Science: chemistry) Mauve aniline, a dyestuff produced artificially... Read More

Multiple Hereditary Exostoses

(MHE) multiple Hereditary Exostoses also often referred to as hereditary multiple exostoses (HME) multiple Osteochondromas... Read More

Equianalgesic

Equianalgesic (Science: pharmacology) Having equal pain-killing effect, morphine sulphate, 10 mg intramuscularly, is... Read More

Sulphatic

sulphatic (Science: chemistry) Of, pertaining to, resembling, or containing, a sulphate or... Read More

Sulphato-

sulphato- (Science: chemistry, prefix) A combining form (also used adjectively) denoting a sulphate as an ingredient in... Read More

Granule cell of connective tissue

Granule cell of connective tissue --> mast cell (Science: cell biology, immunology) resident cell of connective tissue that... Read More

Mast cells

Mast cell (Science: cell biology, immunology) resident cell of connective tissue that contains many granules rich in... Read More

Barite

Barite (Science: chemical) native sulphate of barium, a mineral occurring in transparent, colourless, white to yellow... Read More

Heavy spar

Heavy spar (Science: chemical) native barium sulphate or barite, so called because of its high specific gravity as compared... 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

Leadhillite

Leadhillite (Science: chemical) a mineral of a yellowish or greenish white colour, consisting of the sulphate and carbonate... Read More

Epsomite

Epsomite native sulphate of magnesia or epsom... Read More

Microbicide research in developing countries: have we given the ethical concerns due consideration?

In 1997, international debate was prompted by trials designed to prevent the vertical transmission of HIV from pregnant... Read More