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Chemical

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noun, plural: chemicals

(1) A substance made up of chemical elements or produced from a chemical process

(2) A drug, especially illicit or addictive drug

adjective

Of, relating to, or pertaining to, chemistry or a chemical substance


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Word origin: New Latin chimicus

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Who made the theory about how the first cell came to be?

... knows who made the theory about how the first cell or mitochondria came to be? I mean the theory that the first cell or mitochondria was made by chemical processes and other natural phenomenon. Does anyone has his or her name, and perhaps some information about the person. Thanks a lot.

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by Anonymous99
Wed Mar 05, 2014 10:42 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Who made the theory about how the first cell came to be?
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Newbie question about the first life

... the kind of mixture called a "colloid", which is halfway between a homogeneous and a heterogeneous mixture, as explained in elementary chemical textbooks. In a colloidal solution the dissolved particles are larger than those in a true solution. The concentration of dissolved polymers ...

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by piscilactovegetarian
Fri Feb 28, 2014 12:10 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Newbie question about the first life
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Views: 714

Newbie question about the first life

... cell there must've been a far simpler structure isolated from its environment by a primitive boundary, but what led to this was not any entirely chemical process but "physical chemistry", a rearrangement of elements involving both chemical and merely physical interactions, as in the ...

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by Anonymous99
Tue Feb 25, 2014 1:34 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Newbie question about the first life
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Views: 714

Newbie question about the first life

... cell there must've been a far simpler structure isolated from its environment by a primitive boundary, but what led to this was not any entirely chemical process but "physical chemistry", a rearrangement of elements involving both chemical and merely physical interactions, as in the ...

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by piscilactovegetarian
Tue Feb 25, 2014 10:21 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Newbie question about the first life
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Re: Re:

when these mix together above 10 c it creates an explosive chemical What exactly is the 10 c? Your theory is nice, but catalase is far from being the only enzyme removing H2O2, there are plenty of various peroxidases. Even if not, H2O2 is highly reactive, ...

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by Coelacanth
Sat Feb 22, 2014 10:36 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: [News] Frank Baker survives ''spontaneous combustion''
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