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Acetic acid

Acetic acid Acetic acid, also known as ethanoic acid, is an organic chemical compound best recognized for giving vinegar its sour taste and pungent smell. Its structural formula is represented as CH3COOH. Pure, water -free acetic acid (glacial acetic acid) is a colourless liquid that attracts 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

Convention on Psychotropic Substances

Convention on Psychotropic Substances The Convention on Psychotropic Substances is a United Nations treaty designed to control psychoactive drug s such as amphetamine s, barbiturate s, and psychedelics . During the 1960s, drug use increased greatly around the world, especially in Western nations. more

Diamond

Diamond Diamond is an allotrope of carbon . It is the hardest known natural material and the third-hardest known material after aggregated diamond nanorods and ultrahard fullerite . Its hardness and high dispersion of light make it useful for industrial applications and jewelry . Diamon more

Bupropion

Bupropion Bupropion (INN ; previously known as amfebutamone, Wellbutrin, Zyban) is an atypical antidepressant that acts as a norepinephrine and dopamine reuptake inhibitor , and nicotinic antagonist . Bupropion belongs to the chemical class of aminoketones and is similar in structure to the stim more

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