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Dissolve

Dissolve

to change or cause to change from a solid to a dispersed form by immersion in a fluid of suitable properties.

Origin: L. Dis-solvo, pp. -solutus, to loose asunder, to dissolve


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Re: Are carbohydrates hydrophobic?

... weak attraction to other polar molecules. Water is a polar molecule, so a molecule of the same kind can be soluble in water, because both elements dissolve each other. For instance, a union of two elements in which one needs more electrons than the other, the one that has more electrons has the ...

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by HectorEnriquezC
Fri Aug 30, 2013 1:36 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Are carbohydrates hydrophobic?
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Views: 12140

The same old silly question about molarities

just weight all chemicals, put them into one beaker and let dissolve. That's how you make buffers.

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by JackBean
Wed Jan 09, 2013 9:42 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: The same old silly question about molarities
Replies: 3
Views: 1253

Re: Phospholipids

So I asked other biology students in my class, and they said that just because the head is hydrophilic doesn't mean that it will dissolve. Also the head is attached to a hydrophobic fatty acid, which is another reason why it won't dissolve. Their answers make sense, but I'd like to know ...

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by akatalitha
Fri Sep 21, 2012 1:47 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Phospholipids
Replies: 4
Views: 2741

Phospholipids

Why doesn't the hydrophilic head on the outside of a cell membrane dissolve? Being hydrophilic means that it is easily dissolved in water and/or has an affinity, so it would make sense to me that the head would dissolve in any solvent, so why doesn't it? ...

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by akatalitha
Thu Sep 20, 2012 4:33 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Phospholipids
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Views: 2741

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... digestive system so that when the food gets eaten, the nutrients travel down into the stomach and then intestines. These organs break up and dissolve the food into small pieces that can be absorbed by the blood stream. Most of these small particles travel from the intestines to the liver, ...

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by scottie
Thu Sep 13, 2012 11:43 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 559
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