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organic chemistry

(Science: chemistry) A branch of chemistry that deals specifically with the structures, synthesis and reactions of carbon-containing compounds.

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Re: Beginner Microbiologist, looking for a place to start.

... are seriously interested in microbiology, you need to delve early into chemistry: general chem, organic chem, biochem. Finding some used college texts is a good way in, but it can be expensive. ...

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by jonmoulton
Mon Dec 15, 2014 5:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Beginner Microbiologist, looking for a place to start.
Replies: 1
Views: 1076

Newbie question about the first life

... led to this was not any entirely chemical process but "physical chemistry", a rearrangement of elements involving both chemical and ... which can be either a) structural elements (building blocks for organic tissue) or b) enzymes (biocatalysts). An example of this would be ...

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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: 19174

Re: Gene targeting

These come to mind. genetics organic chemistry (chemistry major's year sequence) biochemistry (chemistry major's year sequence) microbiology cell ...

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by jonmoulton
Thu Apr 25, 2013 6:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gene targeting
Replies: 17
Views: 10002

Theories - Origin of Life

... the question of a common descent.Is there something that is half-non-organic e half-organic? A kind of link between life and non-life? A link ... the primordial soup of Oparin, Urey, and all those applying positivist chemistry. Since that the first real living being was a complete eukariote ...

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by TheMatrixDNA
Sun Aug 05, 2012 12:57 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 563
Views: 1127877

Phosphate bioavailability in soil

... stings me every time I walk or run on it. And I wanted to have some organic chemistry fun while doing it, since I am a scientist after all (will get my degree in medical ...

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by BruceWayne
Fri Mar 30, 2012 7:40 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Phosphate bioavailability in soil
Replies: 9
Views: 6745
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