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Ethanol

(Science: chemical, drug) grain alcohol, made from sugar, starch and other carbohydrates by fermentation, has sedative properties


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The effect of ethanol on peroxidase activity

1) alcohole does denature proteins, but at higher concentrations 2) you added the ethanol to yest, not to proteins 3) what was in that solution? Was it some growth medium or was it just water/buffer/whatever?

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by JackBean
Mon Feb 17, 2014 12:43 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The effect of ethanol on peroxidase activity
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The effect of ethanol on peroxidase activity

Hi! I'm wondering if anyone knew why by increasing ethanol concentration in a 10mL solution mixed with yeast, a greater amount of oxygen was produced? So peroxidase activity increased when i increased ethanol concentration in my lab. I thought it ...

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by wayne2824
Fri Feb 14, 2014 10:44 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The effect of ethanol on peroxidase activity
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Re: Re:

... adapted to growing in blood and thus any pathogens in the blood tend to stand up in the tests. With the skin-prick method I'd say applying 70% ethanol carefully around the puncture site may help, but more important is to puncture the skin a neatly as possible (no scratching), let a drop or ...

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by snowathlete
Fri Dec 13, 2013 2:08 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: What do you think these are, in my blood?
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Views: 9255

Re: Re:

... adapted to growing in blood and thus any pathogens in the blood tend to stand up in the tests. With the skin-prick method I'd say applying 70% ethanol carefully around the puncture site may help, but more important is to puncture the skin a neatly as possible (no scratching), let a drop or ...

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by biohazard
Fri Dec 13, 2013 8:13 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: What do you think these are, in my blood?
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Re: A theoretical question - Genetic manipulation

Ethanol synthesis, that would work in some way, but the behavior that is caused by that would be obviously subjective to the host - not everyone behaves the same drunk. What I'm talking about is something that would change ...

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by Maitreya
Mon Dec 09, 2013 2:25 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: A theoretical question - Genetic manipulation
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