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Chemistry is the science of study of matter in finest sense, its interactions and existence.


Importance of chemistry in Daily life | 10 Points

Importance of chemistry

Chemistry is an important branch of science like biology. It helps in understanding the principles of nature and also enables us to live a better life. Its contributions to man are like In food production Clothing Home construction Automobiles Health Technology Sanitation and cleaning Agriculture Environment In industry Food: Chemistry defines the food we consume […]

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Types of distillation | Method with Interesting Examples in Detail

types of distillation- simple distillation

Distillation is a process of separation of a specific substance from a liquid mixture by evaporating and subsequent cooling into a separate chamber. There are different types of distillation like 1. Simple distillation 2. Fractional distillation 3. Steam distillation 4. Vacuum distillation 5. Azeotropic distillation   Simple distillation Here a liquid mixture is heated in […]

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Test for proteins | Chemical Methods of Identification in Labs

Test for proteins

Proteins are the essential biomolecules present in the living organisms. They give structural support and rigidity to the organisms. There are many proteins like albumin, globulin, casein, gelatin, peptone etc. The tests for proteins include Coagulation test Biuret test Neumann’s test Half saturation test Aldehyde test Millon’s test Ninhydrin test Xanthohydrin test Arginine test Isoelectric […]

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List of buffer solutions | (Preparation Method for specific pH)

List of buffer solutions include standard buffers and also specific buffers Standard buffers are Hydrochloric acid buffer Acid phthalate buffer Phthalate buffer Phosphate buffer Alkaline borate buffer. Specific buffers include Acetate buffer Acetic ammonia buffer Acetone buffer Ammonia buffer Barbitone buffer Buffered Copper sulfate solution Glycerin solution Glycine buffer solution Imidazole buffer Palladium chloride buffered […]

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Physical and Chemical Properties of Aluminum

physical and chemical properties of aluminum

Aluminum is a bright lustrous metal widely obtained from nature. In large quantities, it is isolated from the bauxite ore. It is one of the highly available elements making up to 8% of the earth’s crust. Aluminum’s atomic number is 13, while its standard atomic weight is 26.9815. It has 13 electrons in the shells […]

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Test for carbohydrates | Their Methods and Examples

Test for carbohydrates

Carbohydrates are quite common in many samples including our food. The test for carbohydrates are many and vary depending on the type of carbohydrate under analysis. However, we can list out them in 8 tests as below Test for carbohydrates: Fehlings test Molisch’s test Osazone formation test Selivanoff’s test Test for pentoses Keller kiliani test […]

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Common Chemicals Used in Daily Life

vinegar-Common Chemicals Used in Daily Life

There are many sets of common chemicals used in daily life on a routine basis. A chemical is a substance which consists of a specific set of molecules or ions in it. In nature, we find many substances or materials which are mixtures of a different set of molecules. However, they can be isolated and […]

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