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Post by victor » Fri Feb 03, 2006 12:50 pm

So, what is the conclusion about this topic??:wink:
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Post by MrMistery » Fri Feb 03, 2006 12:57 pm

That CH3OH can't replace water and that my book knows more chemistry than you ;)
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Post by victor » Fri Feb 03, 2006 1:00 pm

it sure is..:wink:
case closed..:lol:
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Post by Dr.Stein » Sat Feb 04, 2006 2:53 pm

Aha, time to go to canteen :D
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Post by victor » Sun Feb 05, 2006 11:38 am

Oh, one more thing....If the questioner still can't take the fact that CH3OH can't replace water, think about this:
Try to find some references about why frozen water can float on the liquid water??? and what are the advantages from that phenomenon??
after that, compare it with methanol, can it do that??:wink:
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Post by sachin » Sun Feb 05, 2006 2:53 pm

Hey!
Just come out of Earth conditions.

Just think that if you are on such planet that has

your Body temp is -2*C normal.

temp -5*C. and your body is composed of builing blocks wich are surely non-csrbonics. Then will it possible????????

We can together think over creating such a life in lab. Just put logical Basis. Sitting at Pc.
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Post by Dr.Stein » Mon Feb 06, 2006 6:44 am

Nice idea, big Vic, but I will think about it later... got a headache now :(
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Post by victor » Mon Feb 06, 2006 10:02 am

[email protected] wrote:Hey!
Just come out of Earth conditions.

Just think that if you are on such planet that has

your Body temp is -2*C normal.

temp -5*C. and your body is composed of builing blocks wich are surely non-csrbonics. Then will it possible????????

We can together think over creating such a life in lab. Just put logical Basis. Sitting at Pc.


Ah, still can't accept it... :wink:
sorry my friend, because I have 2 reasons for this..

first, just think again, what creature we are?? Endotermic aren't we?? so, how can we reach -2 ºC then? :wink: beside, if we can live at -2 ºC then we'll also die fast due to dissease, because cold temperature act as immunosurpresant agent which surpress our immune system.. :lol: (at least that's what I hear from immunology :wink: )

second, sorry fella, until now they haven't discovered any other substances which is unique (can form a long chain of macromolecule) like Carbon.. :wink:

So, still can't accept it?? :wink:

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ck..ck..ck..headache because second semester has opened isn't it?? :lol:
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Post by Dr.Stein » Mon Feb 06, 2006 11:46 am

Yeah, and I didn't get any vacation from last semester and I have just realized the next semester is about to begin. I sound like "o-oh..." Darn! :roll: :lol:
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Post by 2810712 » Tue Feb 07, 2006 3:39 am

The similar thing was discussed here in topic 'Chemical evolution'-
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catenation number of Sulphur is 6, silicon 4. So we amy have looooog chains of them too. we need atleast 2 as catenation no. for forming long chains. 3rd and next valencies will serve as characteristic-determinors due to groups attached to them.



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Post by victor » Tue Feb 07, 2006 11:03 am

hey all of you..a lil bit correction..:oops:
after take a look and searching in my organic chemie book, I found that:
- Methanol boiling point is 65 ºC
- Methanol can form hydrogen bond but the bonds are not as "rich" as water has.
- Methanol form a perfect solution with water. (mixed perfectly)..

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Well, you're smart in using methanol as a medium..:wink: I almost get tricked by that thing..:lol:
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Post by sachin » Tue Jan 31, 2012 2:47 am

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