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(Science: chemical) An organic chemical containing one or more hydroxyl groups. Alcohols can be liquids, semisolids or solids at room temperature.

Common alcohols include ethanol (the type found in alcoholic beverages) methanol (found in methylated spirit and can cause blindness and other nervous system damage if ingested) and propanol.

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I'm allergic to any sugars!

... amounts of benzoates and salicylates occur naturally in many different foods including fruits, juices, vegetables, spices, herbs, nuts, tea, wines, and coffee. Other natural chemicals which commonly cause reactions and cross reactivity include amines, monosodium glutamate (MSG), nitrates ...

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by mith
Wed Oct 24, 2007 8:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I'm allergic to any sugars!
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Views: 7496

Tree identification PLZ (photos)!

Well the fruit is at its ripest right now, so I may make some jams and wines!

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by kotoreru
Thu Aug 23, 2007 10:54 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Tree identification PLZ (photos)!
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Anticholergenics as possible Nootropics...sorta

Think about this scenario, suppose there's a person who has never drank alcohol before. You start him on a diet of beer and wines. Over time he develops a tolerance for alcohol(maybe because of more alcohol dehydrogenase?). Is this a good thing? Perhaps...but at the same time just because ...

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by mith
Mon Aug 13, 2007 11:22 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Anticholergenics as possible Nootropics...sorta
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Hi, I make wines, beers and cordials for my friends and family and know a bit about the subject. Alcohol is produced by yeasts fermenting sugars that are fermentable. (Actually there are chemicals that will ferment lactose and ...

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by sorrels
Tue Oct 24, 2006 4:34 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Fermentation experiment help?
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Views: 17094

Alcohol Fermentation and Wine

"Two characteristics of natural wines are that they have a maximum alcohol content of 14% and are “sparkling” wines." Can anybody please help me understand why alcohol fermentation has anything to do with these characteristics of ...

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by p4nda
Sat Jul 01, 2006 3:44 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Alcohol Fermentation and Wine
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Views: 4485
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