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Soluble

Definition

adjective

(1) Susceptible of being dissolved in some solvent, as in sugar being soluble in water (solvent).

(2) That can be solved or explained, as in a soluble problem.


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Word origin: Middle English, from Old French, from Late Latin solūbilis, from Latin solvere, to loosen.

Related forms: insoluble (adjective).
Related phrases: fat-soluble vitamins, fat soluble, soluble antigen, soluble starch.

See also: solubility.


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Main Factors that Affect Clinical Consequence of Toxicity

... that affect toxicosis. The chemical nature of a toxicant determines solubility, which in turn influences absorption, because nonpolar or lipid-soluble substances tend to be more readily absorbed than polar or ionized substances. The vehicle or carrier of the toxic compound also affects its ...

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Thu Jan 29, 2015 7:30 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Main Factors that Affect Clinical Consequence of Toxicity
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I have got some BIG issues! forgive the long post

... antigens according to their blood groups. For example, group O people will secrete H antigen, group A people will secrete A and H antigens, etc. Soluble (secreted) antigens are called substances. ABH secretion is controlled by two alleles, Se and se. Se is dominant and se is recessive (or amorphic). ...

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by saddy51
Sun Jan 04, 2015 10:39 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: I have got some BIG issues! forgive the long post
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Starch Hydrolysis

Normal RECIPE for STRACH Hydrolysis: Starch agar composition (g/liter) Beef extract 3 g Soluble starch 10 g Agar 12 g Distilled water 1 liter But should we can use Peptone instead of Beef extract ?

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by Helics
Sun Nov 30, 2014 10:00 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Starch Hydrolysis
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Re: Are carbohydrates hydrophobic?

... are attracted, polar molecules have a weak attraction to other polar molecules. Water is a polar molecule, so a molecule of the same kind can be soluble in water, because both elements dissolve each other. For instance, a union of two elements in which one needs more electrons than the other, ...

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by HectorEnriquezC
Fri Aug 30, 2013 1:36 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Are carbohydrates hydrophobic?
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integumentary system

can somebody mention fat-soluble vitamins in regards to absorption through skin? thank you.

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by soufieno
Thu Jul 25, 2013 2:25 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: integumentary system
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