Essays Tagged: "monomers"

Detection of biological molecules. Lab work.

nds, hydrogen bonds, and disulfide bonds.Covalent bonds are especially strong, thus, are present in monomers, the building blocksof life. These monomers combine to make polymers, which is a long chain ... free aldehydegroup, and neither does potato juice, which contains starch. Water doesn't have glucosemonomers in it, and was tested to make sure the end result would be negative, a bluecolor.IODINE TES ...

(6 pages) 122 0 4.6 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


from the Greek word meaning 'greenish-yellow'.Chlorine is used in bleaching agents, disinfectants, monomers (plastics), solvents, and pesticides. It is also used for bleaching paper pulp and other or ... ide; chlorine heptoxide; and chlorine hexoxide.Chlorine is used in bleaching agents, disinfectants, monomers (plastics), solvents, and pesticides. It is also used for bleaching paper pulp and other or ...

(2 pages) 66 0 4.3 Sep/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Determination of an unknown amino acid from a titration curve

own amino acid was established to beglutamic acid, hydrochloride.IntroductionAmino acids are simple monomers which are strung together to form polymers (also called proteins).These monomers are charac ...

(7 pages) 100 0 4.1 Apr/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Darwin's theory of evolution by Nathan Belisle (if it is true or not)

e Cradle of Life The Discovery of Earth's Earliest Fossils "Indeed, the notion that CHON-containing monomers might be easy to make on the primordial Earth dates from Darwin and a famous passage in a l ...

(7 pages) 71 1 4.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Charles Darwin

Essay on bacterial cell wall composition

er--an interlocked layer of peptidoglycan. Peptidoglycan is a molecular complex made from two sugar monomers: N-acetylmuramic acid (NAM) and N-acetylglucosamine (NAG).NAM and NAG are strung together t ...

(5 pages) 57 0 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

A report on paints and their chemicals

lm. It consists of high molecular weighted polymers, generally co-polymers that contain two or more monomers. These include methyl methacrylate, styrene and vinyl acetate which are mixed with butyl ac ...

(3 pages) 34 0 3.5 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Bioplastics: Polylactide aliphatic copolymer

ade from a mixture of lactide and aliphatic polyester. A copolymer is made from 2 or more different monomers. The monomer lactide is made from lactic acid (see fig2), which is a methyl-substituted gly ...

(2 pages) 21 0 0.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

The Plastics Industry

tic manufacturing consists of four categories. The first is the acquiring of the raw materials. The monomers, simple compounds of carbon that make of polymer chains, are obtained from petrochemicals. ... aw materials. The second step is synthesising of the basic polymers that have been created from the monomers. This can be obtained through addition or condensation reactions. After this process the sy ...

(4 pages) 44 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

General Features of Protiens

A protein is a unique three dimensional biological polymer constructed from 20 different monomers called amino acid. Some of amino acids are glycine, alanine, valine, leucine etc. There are ... trong covalent bonds known as disulfide bridges may occur between the sulfhydryl groups of cysteine monomers that have been brought close together by the folding of the polypeptides giving protein its ...

(2 pages) 16 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Proteins And Carbohydrates

s. A complex carbohydrate is a polysaccharide. They are straight or branched chains of sugar monomers of the same type. Proteins are made of amino acids, a small organic compound that co ...

(2 pages) 38 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


number of molecules of low molecular mass. The individual molecules forming the polymer are called monomers. That brings up another question, what is a monomer? A monomer is a molecule with a low mol ... y an increasing role in society.A process called polymerization forms polymers. The method in which monomers are added one by one to an active site on a growing chain is called addition polymerization ...

(6 pages) 48 0 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Production of Materials

s are formed.C16H34 C3H6 + C2H4 + C11H24With steam cracking, it is difficult to control the size of monomers.Catalytic cracking:Decane octane + etheneC10H22 C8H18 + C2H4With catalytic cracking, they a ... ane octane + etheneC10H22 C8H18 + C2H4With catalytic cracking, they are able to control the size of monomers. It is also possible to carry out the reaction at a much lower temperature. The catalyst is ...

(19 pages) 45 0 2.2 Jan/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

A Report on Teflon: What is Polytetrafluoroethylene

red and naturally grown. These polymers, or large organic molecules created from smaller molecules (monomers), include cotton, Kevlar, Technora, Kynar, Mylar, Nylon, Rilsan, Teflon, Ultem, Vectran, Vi ...

(6 pages) 13 0 3.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Polycarbonate Vs. Acrylic

is usually made of carbon, hydrogen, oxygen and/or silicon. The chain is composed of many of these monomers polymerised together, or in this analogy, many links of the chain joined together. Polymeri ... this analogy, many links of the chain joined together. Polymerisation is simply the linking of the monomers to form the polymer (American Chemistry, 2007).Figure 1 shows the chemical structure of a s ...

(4 pages) 2538 0 3.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry


molecule can be broken and the two molecules can be joined with a carbon-carbon bond. After the two monomers are joined, there are still two free valence electrons at each end of the chain for joining ...

(5 pages) 2 0 0.0 Nov/2012

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry