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Surface tension

Surface tension

The expression of intermolecular attraction at the surface of a liquid, in contact with air or another gas, a solid, or another immiscible liquid, tending to pull the molecules of the liquid inward from the surface; dimensional formula: mt-2.

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BCYE agar plates and legionella culture

... to Legionella spp., and may also collect carbon dioxide and modify surface tension. ACES Buffer is added to maintain the proper pH for optimal growth. -Ketoglutarate ...

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by LedBulb900Lumen
Thu Jan 05, 2012 2:37 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: BCYE agar plates and legionella culture
Replies: 3
Views: 4086

Red Blood Cells

... why they would bend, either. I can only speculate - perhaps the loss of surface tension or a feature of fixation substance. If you find out, let us know! For the second part, ...

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by biohazard
Tue Nov 01, 2011 7:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Red Blood Cells
Replies: 6
Views: 3202

Tissue Sorting ?

... •Imagine 2 liquids (oil and water) •The interfacial energy at the surface correspond to the surface tension, γo/w (dynes/cm) •In order to inject air at the interface, work must be performed on ...

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by Nmr
Tue Mar 08, 2011 10:45 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Tissue Sorting ?
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Views: 1074

can you help my homework?

... b. unequal sharing of electrons c. its ability to freeze d. its high surface tension bonds 3. The role of a control in an experiment is to a. provide a basis of comparison ...

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by rb40gte
Mon Sep 20, 2010 8:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: can you help my homework?
Replies: 8
Views: 12090

need help regarding this procedure experiment

otherwise the bacteria could stay on top of the water because of surface tension and not have a chance to settle to the bottom with the stones.

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by AndrewPhD
Fri Feb 26, 2010 6:25 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: need help regarding this procedure experiment
Replies: 4
Views: 1913
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