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Hydrochloric acid

Hydrochloric acid Hydrochloric acid is the aqueous solution of hydrogen chloride gas (H Cl ). It is a strong acid , the major component of gastric acid , and of wide industrial use. Hydrochloric acid must be handled with appropriate safety precautions because it is a highly-corrosive liquid . more

Anabolic steroid

Anabolic steroid , transporting 5α-dihydrotestosterone . Anabolic steroids, also known as anabolic-androgenic steroids or AAS, are a class of steroid hormone s related to the hormone testosterone . They increase protein synthesis within cells, which results in the buildup of cellular tissue (an more

Trade and use of saffron

Trade and use of saffron (大阪府), Kansai , Honshū , Japan . Saffron has been used as a seasoning , fragrance , dye , and medicine for more than 3,000 years.. The world's most expensive spice by weight, saffron consists of stigmas plucked from the saffron crocus (Crocus sativus). The resulting more

Saffron

Saffron Saffron () is a spice derived from the flower of the saffron crocus (Crocus sativus), a species of crocus in the family Iridaceae . The flower has three stigma s, which are the distal ends of the plant's carpel s. Together with its style, the stalk connecting the stigmas to the rest of more

Isaac Newton

Isaac Newton Sir Isaac Newton FRS () (4 January 1643 – 31 March 1727 ) [ OS : 25 December 1642 – 20 March 1727 ] was an English physicist , mathematician , astronomer , natural philosopher , and alchemist . His treatise Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica , published in 1687, des more

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