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Hydrocarbon

Hydrocarbon

An organic molecule which consists only of carbon and hydrogen atoms, and no other elements. An organic compound containing only carbon and hydrogen.A compound consisting solely of carbon and hydrogen atoms.


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Impact of dioxin on human health!

... the endocrine system and reproductive functions. But I do not know how. I kind of get the feeling that it has something to do with the Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor, but I don't get it. The AhR-receptor influences or interacts on the cell cycle, I think? (not having English as a first-language ...

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by KScheel
Mon May 21, 2012 6:13 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Impact of dioxin on human health!
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Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... apparatus, let it run for a number of days, and at the end of the days he looked at what he'd found and he found the class of chemicals called hydrocarbon — the stuff that makes up the lakes on Titan but no amino acids whatsoever. And he looked at this and he said, this isn't interesting. And ...

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by scottie
Mon Oct 03, 2011 2:24 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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cell membrane

... a flexible lipid bilayer. The lipid molecules (mostly phospholipids) that make up the membrane have a polar, hydrophilic head and two hydrophobic hydrocarbon tails. When the lipids are immersed in an aqueous solution the lipids spontaneously bury the tails together and leave the hydrophilic heads ...

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by Jastina13
Mon Aug 01, 2011 7:28 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: cell membrane
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What are delocalized electrons?

Also the chlorophyll molecule's hydrocarbon tail is used to anchor the molecule in the phospholipid bilayer membrane, but of which cell? Sorry if it sounds like a silly question.

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by leftventricle
Sat Jan 01, 2011 10:07 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: What are delocalized electrons?
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Re: Theories - Origin of Life

I have a new theory for the Origin of Life on the earth. Life has originated from primordial membranes that have formed from hydrocarbon chains in the earth's crust about 3.7 billion years ago. These membranes developed electrical potentials resulting in the evolution of consciousness. ...

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by lifefrommembranes
Thu Dec 16, 2010 6:40 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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