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(Science: chemistry) Pertaining to, or derived from, iron; especially used of compounds of iron in which the iron has its lower valence; as, ferrous sulphate.

Origin: cf. F. Ferreux. See Ferreous.

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Coral mushroom

A 10% solution of ferrous sulfate tinted the mushroom's tissue greenish at the tips, confirming the genus Ramaria. So far I've tried it sauteed with butter and garlic and also stir-fried with bitter melon. Both preparations were delicious.

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by jonmoulton
Fri Nov 22, 2013 4:53 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Coral mushroom
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Theories - Origin of Life

... oxygen to tissues, such blood turns pink. In polychaetes - the other iron-containing protein - hlorokruorin. The basis of it is not ferric iron, ferrous and which gives the blood and tissue fluid green. In ascidian blood is colorless, it is based - gemovanady containing vanadium ions. In octopus, ...

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by LeoPol
Mon Oct 10, 2011 8:30 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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What kind of shellfish is in this coal gangue fossil?

and what is the golden layer? i guess it would be ferrous sulfide...

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by mmiaosmiling
Sun Mar 04, 2007 2:12 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: What kind of shellfish is in this coal gangue fossil?
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