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Valence electron

Valence electron

One of the electrons that take part in chemical reactions of an atom. The electon(s) on the outer shell of the nucleus.

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Biology IQ test: How smart are you = look

... The oxygen generated by photosynthesis is coupled with the removal of electrons from water in PSI. 14) Plants perform photosynthesis and do not ... from protons that once were in the stroma 20) Most, if not all, of the valence electrons on the carbon atoms in your body were recently in a water ...

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by DemiMike
Sat Nov 28, 2009 6:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Biology IQ test: How smart are you = look
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Re: "H - C = C - H" doesn't make sense chemically why?

As Mith points out, the full valence of carbon is 4. It will prefer to share its four electrons with its bonding partners. The structure as drawn has the carbons sharing only three electrons ...

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by blcr11
Mon Aug 18, 2008 6:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "H - C = C - H" doesn't make sense chemically why?
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The Fiber Disease

... an orbital-free MD method with a computational cost O(N), in which the valence electron kinetic energy is approximated by the Thomas-Fermi-Weizs├Ącker density functional, ...

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by Nadas Moksha
Fri Dec 08, 2006 8:48 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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Van der Waals forces

Arrgh..what Baikuza said was tye tendency of drawed electron in intramolecular covalent bonding..it's truly different from VDW force.. ... that O atom which is bound with only one binding chain have the remaining of valence electron. Because of those excesses valence electron, some H atom from ...

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by victor
Thu Feb 09, 2006 11:33 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Van der Waals forces
Replies: 15
Views: 12373

frozen water expansion

... Now the interesting thing about this bond is that hydogen only has one electron, so when the two hydrogens bond with oxygen, which has a high affinity ... is highly positive. If it was any other atom that was sharing it's valence electron the difference would be less, but hydrogen only has one ...

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by Fried Zygote Sandwich
Tue Oct 25, 2005 5:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: frozen water expansion
Replies: 11
Views: 6559

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