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Surface-active

surface-active

Indicating the property of certain agents of altering the physicochemical nature of surfaces and interfaces, bringing about lowering of interfacial tension; they usually possess both lipophilic and hydrophilic groups.

See: surfactant.


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... isn't very helpful either... I think you can use a test, where semi-solid agar taken in test tube, which will a gradation of oxygen concentration. Surface have normal oxygen concentration and when we go downwards its concentration gradualy decreases. At near bottom there is no oxygen at all. If ...

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by sosippus
Wed Sep 24, 2014 7:44 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Oxygen requirements of eukaryotes
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Views: 458

Oxygen requirements of eukaryotes

I think you can use a test, where semi-solid agar taken in test tube, which will a gradation of oxygen concentration. Surface have normal oxygen concentration and when we go downwards its concentration gradualy decreases. At near bottom there is no oxygen at all. If we add suitable ...

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by josem
Wed Sep 24, 2014 5:28 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Oxygen requirements of eukaryotes
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Views: 458

Re: Sound and how the brain reacts to it

... but they try too hard.I also have other sounds that massage my brain:coloring with crayons,sweeping floors with a firm bristled broom,spraying a surface w/ windex and wiping it and rustling of a chip bag when people eat chips.I finally googled my condition today and was surprised to see the first ...

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by pinkbike
Tue Sep 02, 2014 3:33 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Sound and how the brain reacts to it
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Re: Would an asteroid simply just pass through Jupiter

If you remer when the comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 hit jupiter they resulted in at least 4 explosions on the "surface" of jupiter. THe oters answered you correctly on the hydrogen part. I guess you could think of it liike water. When it is in its gas form there might be very ...

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by vrc53
Sat Mar 08, 2014 7:00 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Would an asteroid simply just pass through Jupiter
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Views: 2077

Would an asteroid simply just pass through Jupiter

I'm just curious seeing as Jupiter has no solid surface

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by OlliWoods
Thu Feb 27, 2014 11:59 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Would an asteroid simply just pass through Jupiter
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