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liquids that dissolve other substances (solutes), generally solids, without any change in chemical composition, as, water containing sugar.

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Microorganisms and organic preservation?

... some organic chemical that will solidify. For example hot paraffin. However, I'm not sure about colors-pigments could be washed away by organic solvents.

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by triton
Wed Aug 22, 2012 7:01 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Microorganisms and organic preservation?
Replies: 1
Views: 3061

Urgent help preparing cycloheximide (CHX)

... such concentrated solution. Another reason, why to use as much concentrated solution as possible is to avoid addition of large amount of organic solvents to your system.

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by JackBean
Mon May 23, 2011 11:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Urgent help preparing cycloheximide (CHX)
Replies: 6
Views: 5436


THANKS for the help! Is diffusion or osmosis related to solvents?

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by manasr4
Sun May 08, 2011 3:58 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: DIffrence
Replies: 8
Views: 3067

bile salts properties

... what do we think? Solubility Test: Based on the Solubility Test that my lab partners performed, it was determined that out of 5 different solvents. Three of the solvents were proven to be polar to oil, and two of the solvents nonpolar. Despite the fact that there were nonpolar solvents, ...

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by BFriend7605
Fri Feb 25, 2011 6:10 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: bile salts properties
Replies: 8
Views: 7973

Limiting factor on organism density in submerged culture?

... and fluoroalkanes or fluorinated ethers/aromatics can fulfill a role as oxygen carriers due to the high soluability of gaseous O2 in such solvents. What I want to know though, is with a given quantity of immobilized mycelia in the liquid medium, is there any good reason it cannot be increased, ...

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by Tsathoggua
Sat Jun 19, 2010 5:39 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Limiting factor on organism density in submerged culture?
Replies: 2
Views: 2177
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