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An acid is traditionally considered any chemical compound that, when dissolved in water, gives a solution with a hydrogen ion activity greater than in pure water, i.e. a pH less than 7.0. That approximates the modern...
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In chemistry, an amino acid is a molecule containing both amine and carboxyl functional groups. These molecules are particularly important in biochemistry, where this term refers to alpha-amino acids with the general formula...
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The Lewis definitions are: Acids are elecron pair acceptors and bases are ... As we write reactions of acids and bases, it is usually ... Acids ...
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Acids and Bases:An Introduction - This module provides an intrioduction to acid ... Arrhenius suggested that acids are compounds that contain hydrogen and can ...
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What are acids, a brief description of different types of acids, their uses ... All acids are sour ... How do we test acids or know whether a substance is ...
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acid n. Chemistry. Any of a class of substances whose aqueous solutions are characterized by a sour taste, the ability to turn blue litmus red, and
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fatty acid n. Any of a large group of monobasic acids, especially those found in animal and vegetable fats and oils, having the general formula C n H
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Lack of omega-6 fatty acids, however, is extremely rare in diets of those living ... Omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids are not interchangeable, and humans must consume ...
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The types of fatty acids we and our children eat determine which immune and ... Without sufficient essential fatty acids in the diet the cell membrane does not ...
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Acids turn litmus (or indicator papers) red. ... Acids contain combined hydrogen. ... In general, when certain acids react with metals, hydrogen gas is released. ...
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Trans fatty acids - what they are, where they are, and what they do to your heart ... Because saturated fatty acids were found to be bad for you a couple decades ago, ...
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The International Food Information Council communicates science-based information on food safety and nutrition to health and nutrition professionals, educators, ...
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Biochemistry and benefits of essential fatty acids ... ESSENTIAL FATTY ACIDS IN CELL MEMBRANES. FATS FOR IMMUNITY. FATS AGAINST CANCER ...
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Omega-3 Fatty Acids: Essential to human health, omega-3 fatty acids are a form of polyunsaturated that are not made by the body and must be obtained from a person's ...
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Nonessential amino acids are those that the body can synthesize for itself, ... an essential role in the c...acids are the fundamental building blocks of pro ...
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Amino acids are the building blocks of protein. ... Other amino acids, such as carnitine, are used by the body in ways other than ...
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Explanation of acids - Succeed in Chemistry: School for Champions ... Mild acids that are dissolved in water have a sour taste. ...
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In chemistry, an amino acid is a molecule that contains both amine and carboxyl ... 4 Hydrophilic and hydrophobic amino acids ...
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