My watch list
my.chemeurope.com  
Login  
ENCYCLOPEDIA

Search Encyclopedia

chemeurope.com's Encyclopedia of Chemistry provides articles for 64,557 entries from chemistry, pharmaceutics and material sciences as well as related scientific disciplines.

Definitions

Sun

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

Oxidative phosphorylation

Oxidative phosphorylation in the mitochondrion is the site of oxidative phosphorylation in eukaryote s. The NADH and succinate generated in the citric acid cycle is oxidized, releasing energy to power the ATP synthase . Oxidative phosphorylation is a metabolic pathway that uses energy released b more

Antioxidant

Antioxidant glutathione . The yellow sphere is the redox-active sulfur atom that provides antioxidant activity, while the red, blue, white, and dark grey spheres represent oxygen, nitrogen, hydrogen, and carbon atoms, respectively. An antioxidant is a molecule capable of slowing or preventing th 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

Atomic line filter

Atomic line filter Faraday filter designed, built and photographed by Jonas Hedin for making daytime LIDAR measurements at Arecibo Observatory. An atomic line filter (ALF) is an advanced optical band-pass filter used in the physical science s for filtering electromagnetic radiation with precisi more

Your browser is not current. Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 does not support some functions on Chemie.DE