What is Protein?

Any of numerous organic compounds, complex POLYMERS of AMINO ACIDs that are involved in nearly every aspect of the physiology and biochemistry of living organisms. Twenty different amino acids...

aardvark or African ant bear

Heavily built mammal (Orycteropusafer) of sub-Saharan forests and plains. Its stout, piglike body (“aardvark” is Afrikaans for “earth pig”) may be as long as 6 ft (1.8 m), including...

Stereochemistry

Term originated c. 1878 by Viktor Meyer (1848–97) for the study of stereoisomers (see ISOMER). LOUIS PASTEUR had shown in 1848 that tartaric acid has OPTICAL ACTIVITY and that...

Plumbing

System of pipes and fixtures installed in a building for the distribution of potable water and the removal of waterborne wastes. Plumbing is usually distinguished from water and sewage...

Motorola, Inc.

Motorola, Inc. U.S. manufacturer of wireless communications, electronic systems, and semiconductors. The company was founded in 1928 in Chicago by brothers Paul and Joseph Galvin as the Galvin Manufacturing...

Abolitionism | Köle Karşıtlığı

Abolitionism (c. 1783–1888) Movement to end the SLAVE TRADE and emancipate slaves in western Europe and the Americas. The slave system aroused little protest until the 18th century, when...

Museum

Public institution dedicated to preserving and interpreting the primary tangible evidence of humans and their environment. Types of museums include general (multidisciplinary) museums, natural-history museums, science and technology museums,...

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Museum

Public institution dedicated to preserving and interpreting the primary tangible evidence of humans and their environment. Types of museums include general (multidisciplinary) museums, natural-history...

Abolitionism | Köle Karşıtlığı

Abolitionism (c. 1783–1888) Movement to end the SLAVE TRADE and emancipate slaves in western Europe and the Americas. The slave system aroused little protest...

Motorola, Inc.

Motorola, Inc. U.S. manufacturer of wireless communications, electronic systems, and semiconductors. The company was founded in 1928 in Chicago by brothers Paul and Joseph...