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Central Dogma of Biology

Core Concepts In this biochemistry article, we learn about the Central Dogma of Biology, including its different definitions, the cellular processes that generally cover the

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Williamson Ether Synthesis

Core Concepts In this organic chemistry tutorial, you will learn about Williamson Ether Synthesis, including its importance in organic chemistry, its chemical mechanism, and finally

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Molecular Orbital Theory

Core Concepts In this article, we learn about Molecular Orbital Theory, an important concept in quantum mechanics, as well as its application in understanding molecular

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Hemoglobin in Biochemistry

Core Concepts In this article we learn about hemoglobin, one of the most important proteins in animals, including its structure and oxygen binding dynamics. Topics

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Toby Ziemke

Hi, my name is Toby Ziemke! I am a senior writer and editor for ChemTalk. Currently, I’m an undergraduate student at Middlebury College, where I’m

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Epoxide Functional Group

Core Concepts In this organic chemistry tutorial, we learn about the epoxide functional group, including its definition, basic properties, naming conventions, and important reactions. Topics

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What is Entropy?

Core Concepts In this article, we discuss the meaning of entropy and its importance in thermodynamics, in both the universe and within a system. Topics

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The Haber Process

Core Concepts In this article, you will learn about the Haber Process and its importance, as well as its kinetics, thermodynamics, and mechanisms. Topics Covered

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Valence Bond Theory

Core Concepts In this article, you will learn about Valence Bond Theory, an important component of quantum mechanics, as well as its application in understanding

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The Tough Element Tungsten

Introduction to Tungsten The element tungsten is a silvery gray transition metal. Tungsten is known for having a remarkably high melting point and incredible tensile

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Molecular Cloning

Core Concepts In this article, you will learn about a fundamental technique of DNA amplification called Molecular Cloning. Let’s explore the biochemistry behind the procedure,

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amino acid hydrolysis

What is Hydrolysis?

Core Concepts In this article, you will learn the basics of hydrolysis, including its background chemistry and mechanics. You will also learn the step-by-step mechanisms

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