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Nucleophilic Substitution Reactions as an Antidepressant - Chemistry Steps Chemistry Lessons, Arthritis, Did You Know, Knowing You, Depression, Stress, Mood, Life, Psychological Stress

Nucleophilic Substitution Reactions as an Antidepressant - Chemistry Steps

Did you know that aside from bringing the stress to our life, nucleophilic substitution reactions work as antidepressant as well? ? S-adenosylmethionine (SAM) a nutritional supplement sold under the trademark SAMe is used to battle depression and arthritis. Scientific studies ... Read more

Starch and cellulose: how stereochemistry brings such different properties? Chemistry Lessons, Formula Cans, Chemical Formula, Atoms, Different, Bring It On

Starch and Cellulose: How Stereochemistry Brings Such Different Properties? - Chemistry Steps

Stereochemistry is about the arrangement of atoms in space. Recall that two molecules with identical chemical formulas can still be isomers because the atoms are in a different spatial arrangement. One great example of how the different three-dimensional arrangement of ... Read more

How Polarized Sunglasses Reduce the Glare - Chemistry Steps Chemistry Lessons, Polarized Sunglasses, New Technology, Polarised Sunglasses, Future Tech

How Polarized Sunglasses Reduce the Glare - Chemistry Steps

What are polarized sunglasses and how do they work?

The Chemistry Behind Bombardier Beetle’s Spray - Chemistry Steps Chemistry Lessons, Beetle, Ballet Dance, June Bug, Beetles, Ballet, Dance Ballet

The Chemistry Behind Bombardier Beetle’s Spray - Chemistry Steps

Bombardier beetle uses one of the most famous examples of chemical defense in nature. When threatened, it mixes hydroquinone and hydrogen peroxide with enzymes to induce a highly exothermicreaction by oxidizing the hydroquinone to quinone. This reaction heats up the mixture to the ... Read more

What is the Trans Fat in Food - Chemistry Steps Food Chemistry, Chemistry Lessons, What Are Trans Fats, Food Labels, Nutrition, Fruit, Health, Health Care, Salud

What is the Trans Fat in Food - Chemistry Steps

Food labels are often marked with the highly-desired “No Trans Fat” mark. So, what are trans fats and how they affect our health? First, we need to know that all the fats and oils in food are glyceryl esters of ... Read more

Carotenes: From Vitamins to Colorful Leaves - Chemistry Steps Chemistry Lessons, Fruits And Vegetables, Orange Color, Vitamins, Pumpkin, Leaves, Colorful, Pumpkins, Fruits And Veggies

Carotenes: From Vitamins to Colorful Leaves - Chemistry Steps

Carotene-from vitamins to colorful leaves

What Makes Kevlar Bulletproof - Chemistry Steps Chemistry Lessons, How To Make

What Makes Kevlar Bulletproof - Chemistry Steps

In 1965, while working on the synthesis of new lightweight yet strong materials for using in tires because of the anticipated gasoline shortage, Stephanie Kwolek at DuPont accidentally discovered Kevlar-the registered trademark name of para-aramid polymers used in the bulletproof ... Read more

Different Conformations of DNA and Selective Binding of Enantiomers - Chemistry Steps Z Dna, Chemistry Lessons, Cell Structure, Dna Test, Different, Drugs, Taehyung, Photoshoot, Life

Different Conformations of DNA and Selective Binding of Enantiomers - Chemistry Steps

Despite having identical absolute configuration of all the chiral centers, DNA exists in two main conformations: right- and left-handed DNA. A and B DNA’s are right handed, while the Z-DNA is the left-handed conformation of the deoxyribonucleic acid. You can identify the ... Read more

The Beautiful Color of Poison Dart Frogs - Chemistry Steps Chemistry Lessons, Poison Dart Frogs, Logos, How To Make, Beautiful, Coloring, Dart Frogs, Logo

The Beautiful Color of Poison Dart Frogs - Chemistry Steps

What makes the poison of beautiful dart frogs

What makes Teflon special - Chemistry Steps Chemistry Lessons, How To Make

What makes Teflon special - Chemistry Steps

Fluorocarbons show extremely small dispersion forces as a result of low polarizability of fluorine. Because of these weak intermolecular forces, Teflon has a widespread application in kitchen appliances for making products with non-sticky surface.

Thalidomide-How stereoisomers can have complete different properties - Chemistry Steps Anti Nausea, Chemistry Lessons, 30, Canning, Women, Home Canning, Conservation

Thalidomide-How stereoisomers can have complete different properties - Chemistry Steps

Thalidomide was once prescribed in Europe as a sedative and anti-nausea agent for pregnant women. The molecule contains one stereogenic center thus, it exists as a pair of enantiomers. Despite the beneficial sedative properties of the (R)-enantiomer, the (S)-enantiomer, unfortunately, had a ... Read more

Allicin and the benefits of garlic - Chemistry Steps Garlic Benefits, Water Benefits, Chemistry Lessons, Water Effect, Henna Tattoo Designs, Health Care, Treats, Vegetables, Tattoos

Allicin and the benefits of garlic - Chemistry Steps

Allicin is the compound responsible for the characteristic odor of the garlic. It serves as a protective means against the insects attacking the plant and brings a the numerous benefits of garlic. The garlic from china is treated with methyl ... Read more

Wilow trees, Salicin and Aspirin - Chemistry Steps Chemistry Lessons, Aspirin, Coconut Water, Alcohol, Trees, Rubbing Alcohol, Tree Structure, Wood, Liquor

Wilow trees, Salicin and Aspirin - Chemistry Steps

Salicin is found in willow trees and has been used ever since the 18th century for its analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties. It is composed of glucose and salicyl alcohol linked by an ether bridge which breaks and the alcohol is eventually ... Read more