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Enzyme kinetics

Enzyme kinetics from E. coli with its two substrates, dihydrofolate (right) and NADPH (left), bound in the active site. The protein is shown as a ribbon diagram , with alpha helices in red, beta sheets in yellow and loops in blue. Generated from 7DFR . Enzyme kinetics is the study of the chemic more

Chemical warfare

Chemical warfare Chemical warfare involves using the toxic properties of chemical substance s to kill, injure or incapacitate an enemy . Chemical warfare is different from the use of conventional weapon s or nuclear weapon s because the destructive effects of chemical weapons are not primarily du more

Shen Kuo

Shen Kuo Shen Kuo or Shen Kua () (1031 –1095 ) was a polymathic Chinese scientist and statesman of the Song Dynasty (960–1279). Excelling in many fields of study and statecraft, he was a mathematician , astronomer , meteorologist , geologist , zoologist , botanist , pharmacologist more


Sun The Sun () is the star at the center of the Solar System . It is a medium size star. The Earth and other matter (including other planet s, asteroid s, meteoroid s, comet s and dust ) orbit the Sun, which by itself accounts for about 99.8% of the solar system 's mass . Energy from the Sun, more

Slate industry in Wales

Slate industry in Wales , Wales, about 1910. The slate industry in Wales began during the Roman period when slate was used to roof the fort at Segontium , now Caernarfon . The slate industry grew slowly until the early 18th century, then expanded rapidly until the late 19th century, at which t more

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