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Solubility

solubility

1. The quality, condition, or degree of being soluble or solvable; as, the solubility of a salt; the solubility of a problem or intricate difficulty.

2. (Science: botany) The tendency to separate readily into parts by spurious articulations, as the pods of tick trefoil.

Origin: Cf. F. Solubilite. The quantity of a particular substance that can dissolve in a particular solvent (yielding a saturated solution).Pertaining to the ability of a substance to dissolve into another substance, e.g. sugar and water.


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Re: O level Past paper exam question on gland secretion

... that the molecules produced by the Endocrine system are small. Some possibilities are that small Hydrophilic that are produced molecules also help solubility through plasma membranes, which is sometimes a requirement for Endocrine molecules and assisting with diffusion through blood vessels which ...

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Beta Casine

I would bet on powder since that is more stable. But your provider should give you all the info about status and solubility of the chemical.

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Re: Is Strep mitis a member of the Strep Viridans species

... sure whether it is mitis or pneumoniae but am thinking to go with mitis since the inulin test stayed red so it is negative and so was the bile solubility was also negative. But that last test confused me since it kind of looks clear, so I'm not sure whether it's cloudy or clear but I did the ...

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btw - strep pneumo is optochin senstive and the viridans are all resistant. there are a few real old tests - bile solubility and "Quellung" reaction. hey thanks for clearing that up for me Jorge and for helping me out again! Your help is really appreciated :D I actually ...

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by JorgeLobo
Sun Mar 04, 2012 8:18 pm
 
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