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Phosphoric Acid

An acid used in fertilizers and soaps: H3PO4.The component of [[nucleic acids responsible for the connection of [[pentose sugars allowing the creation of a [[polypeptide chain.


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drink water, orange juice or Cola before eating?

Drinking too much cola is not good for health. Because it contains phosphoric acid which reduces the bone density and also the reason for chronic kidney diseases. Drinking ...

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by josem
Fri Jun 27, 2014 6:06 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: drink water, orange juice or Cola before eating?
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Nucleic 'acids'

these "phosphates" are phosphoric ACID. That's like if you asked, whether the sulfate in H2SO4 solution confers the name 'acid'.

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by JackBean
Wed Sep 14, 2011 6:59 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Nucleic 'acids'
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Effect of phosphoric acid on ATP and kinases in vitro

first of all, it is acid, thus lowering pH either denaturing protein or at least shifting the pH from optimal one. That can also hydrolyse the ATP. Second, it is PHOSPHORIC acid, AKA containing phosphate, which is for sure competitive inhibitor of the kinase.

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by JackBean
Mon Mar 14, 2011 8:23 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Effect of phosphoric acid on ATP and kinases in vitro
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Effect of phosphoric acid on ATP and kinases in vitro

... I am told my the manufacturer that i can halt the reaction by adding phosphoric acid to 0.06%. Can anyone explain exactly what is happening to the ATP in here? Is the acid ...

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by JimmyTee
Mon Mar 14, 2011 10:39 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Effect of phosphoric acid on ATP and kinases in vitro
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Re: Phospholipid

... depends on what type of phosphate group we have If we had high conc of phosphoric acid we would get phospholipid + fatty acid, right?

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by jsmith613
Wed Nov 10, 2010 5:30 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Phospholipid
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