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(Science: chemical) Containing a high percentage of silica; opposed to basic. Being or containing an acid; of a solution having an excess of hydrogen atoms (having a ph of less than 7).Tasting sour like acid.Pertaining to substances that have a ph lower than 7 (neutral).

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Hypothetical question about vampires

... think of one way for a vampire to develop fangs and it seems kind of messy to me: the environment in the mouth would have to temporarily become acidic so that enamel and dentin could be dissolved (which would dissolve all of the subject's teeth and not just the fangs) and then the environment ...

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by eugene2k
Mon Jul 28, 2014 2:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hypothetical question about vampires
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Can I take Amino acid powder instead of protein powder?

well, proteins in food are digested to amino acids anyway. However, the acidic environment could destroy some of the amino acids.

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by JackBean
Fri Oct 19, 2012 9:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Can I take Amino acid powder instead of protein powder?
Replies: 2
Views: 1202

what are the common habitats of mosses?

... plants. So they are able to survive even in the harshest of environmental conditions (climatic, shading and soil wise). They tend to prefer acidic soil or substrates to basic ones. One doesn't only find mosses on damp places but also on sites which are very much exposed to sunshine and with ...

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by SteveYst
Wed Oct 03, 2012 2:29 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: what are the common habitats of mosses?
Replies: 4
Views: 4512

Polypeptide chainwith 21 basic and 15 acidic residues...

So if a polypeptide chain of 214 amino acid residues has 21 basic and 15 acidic residues, the protein : a) is amphipathic b) will be positively charged at neutral pH c) unlikely to be found inside cells because it is too highly charged d) will have no net charge ...

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by qwertyqwerty
Wed Aug 15, 2012 1:18 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Polypeptide chainwith 21 basic and 15 acidic residues...
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identifying 2 unknown bacterias

I have a gram negative, rod positive capsule present negative amylase reaction acidic, curd formation, peptonization in the protease reaction positive catalase reaction negative H2S reaction negative motility positive indole reaction positive nitrate reduction ...

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by jl930
Wed Jul 18, 2012 4:57 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: identifying 2 unknown bacterias
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