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Ammolite

Ammolite Ammolite is a rare and valuable opal -like organic gemstone found primarily along the eastern slopes of the Rocky Mountains of the United States and Canada . It is made of the fossil ized shells of ammonite s, which in turn are composed primarily of aragonite , the same mineral that m more

Exosome complex

Exosome complex below. The exosome complex (or PM/Scl complex, often just called the exosome) is a multi-protein complex , capable of degrading various types of RNA s. Exosome complexes can be found in both eukaryotic cells and archaea , while in bacteria a simpler complex called the degradosom more

Metabolism

Metabolism adenosine triphosphate , a central intermediate in energy metabolism. Metabolism is the set of chemical reaction s that occur in living organism s in order to maintain life . These processes allow organisms to grow and reproduce, maintain their structures, and respond to their environme more

Cochineal

Cochineal Cochineal is the name of both crimson or carmine dye and the cochineal insect (Dactylopius coccus), a scale insect in the suborder Sternorrhyncha , from which the dye is derived. There are other species in the genus Dactylopius which can be used to produce cochineal extract, but t more

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

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