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Organic acid

organic acid

An acid made up of molecules containing organic radicals; e.g., acetic acid, citric acid, which contain the ionizable -COOH group.


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Newbie question about the first life

... started to come together and assemble polymers. These were 1) nucleic acids, which now both carry and pass on hereditary information, and 2) proteins, which can be either a) structural elements (building blocks for organic tissue) or b) enzymes (biocatalysts). An example of this would be the ...

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by piscilactovegetarian
Tue Feb 25, 2014 10:21 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Newbie question about the first life
Replies: 14
Views: 9434

Re: How many amino acids found in nature?

There will be millions of organic compounds that contain amine groups and carboxylic acid groups and so could be called amino acids.

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by dyna789
Tue May 14, 2013 8:55 am
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: How many amino acids found in nature?
Replies: 4
Views: 3819

Microorganisms and organic preservation?

... and I am still having problems understanding the preservation of the organic materials and color. I have looked into food storage and preservation ... freeze drying, fermenting, dehumidifying, aging, and adding ascorbic acid. So far I have found one process that sort of worked with kiwis. I sliced ...

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by elemerso
Fri Jun 22, 2012 3:47 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Microorganisms and organic preservation?
Replies: 1
Views: 3685

Organic reactions and preservation

... and I am still having problems understanding the preservation of the organic materials and color. I have looked into food storage and preservation ... freeze drying, fermenting, dehumidifying, aging, and adding ascorbic acid. So far I have found one process that sort of worked with kiwis. I sliced ...

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by elemerso
Fri Jun 22, 2012 3:44 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Organic reactions and preservation
Replies: 3
Views: 2867

Chitosan Extraction

... Washed rsidue (chityosan) can then be dissolved in aqueous mineral or organic acid. These are a hazardous steps (esp.with caustic) that I'm not sure a high school student ...

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by JorgeLobo
Sat Mar 31, 2012 3:46 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Chitosan Extraction
Replies: 1
Views: 1739
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