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Basic salt

Basic salt

a salt in which there are one or more hydroxyl ions not replaced by the electronegative element of an acid; e.g., Fe(OH)2Cl.

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Re: Is complexity inevitable?

I think we are in basic agreement Cakrit. The point I was trying ( rather badly)to make is that where you ... Now it's time to get speculative! Be critical! Throw grains of salt in my eyes! Twin studies reveal that genetic differences can't explain all of the ...

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by wildfunguy
Thu Sep 26, 2013 6:12 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Is complexity inevitable?
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Benedicts solution in a acidic medium (by accident!)

... relase CO2 from the solution, so I don't know... My guess is that the basic enviroment is needed in order to precipitate the Cu(I) oxide, which could stay dissolved in acidic solution as some salt.

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by JackBean
Thu Nov 19, 2009 2:10 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Benedicts solution in a acidic medium (by accident!)
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DNA Topology Question...

... book associated with it, and the searches I've done have yielded either basic definitions or advanced articles. The plasmid is 5000bp and initially ... 1. Step 2 involves changing a 240bp region to Z-DNA by changing the salt concentration for this region(I am given that Z-DNA has 12bp/turn, is ...

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by BobaFett0
Mon Sep 28, 2009 7:47 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: DNA Topology Question...
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Re: why nucleus is said to be acid

... I always thought DNA contained nitrogenous bases, which are obviously basic. But why are they acidic? I think the reason is in the phosphate groups. ... are acidic. This is why when you store DNA, you store them as their salt form, which can be considered the conjugate base of DNA. A detailed, ...

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by MikeS
Fri Aug 15, 2008 11:58 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: why nucleus is said to be acid
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... but I'm hoping it's being offset by the absence of other traditional salt/sodium sources in my present diet (I've eschewed, amongst other things, ... and "snack" foods such as crisps/chips and chocolate, so my basic sodium intake must be pretty low).

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by Anaximenes
Sun Apr 27, 2008 10:20 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Toxicity/harmfulness of food stabilisers in large quantities
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