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

12 Properties of Metals | With Suitable Examples

properties of Metals

Metals are substances which we see in daily life like keys,  chains, jewellery etc. They have properties different than non-metals. There are many types of metals in nature and they are widely used by man in daily life. Some examples include iron, zinc, mercury, sodium, lead etc. Properties of Metals Physical properties 1. Hardness: Metals […]

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Volumetric Flask| Sizes, Function and Uses

Volumetric flask is a transparent conical shaped glass lab ware. It is specifically used to hold liquids materials. The flask can be made of glass or plastic. But the ones made of glass are preferred as they can hold harsh chemicals. It is calibrated in such a way that it has fixed volume at the […]

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HPLC Chromatography | Its Principle and Working Methodology

HPLC analysis is one of the types of chromatography used to isolate and analyze mixtures. HPLC in full form is “High-pressure liquid chromatography.” Unlike column chromatography, here high pressure is employed in the process. Hence the name. But also due to its efficiency in the analysis of compounds, it is regarded as High-performance liquid chromatography. […]

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Ion Exchange chromatography | Principle, Method & Applications

Ion exchange chromatography is an interesting type of column chromatography. As you know, the Chromatography is a process of the separation of molecules from a mixture. This separation is done based on the differences in the adsorption coefficient or partition coefficient of the sample with the stationary phase. Whereas in ion exchange chromatography segregation of […]

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HPTLC-High performance thin layer chromatography

High performance thin layer chromatography

HPTLC sophisticated form of Thin-Layer chromatography (TLC). In full form, it is High-Performance Thin Layer Chromatography. This is so called because of the features like the greater efficiency and higher resolution. It has added advantages like auto-sampling, faster development of spots and also easy detection and quantification of separated compounds. The advancement concerning better efficiency […]

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Ethanol | 6 Interesting Points

Alcohol is known to the humans from the very ancient period. Alcohol chemically refers to ethanol or ethyl alcohol. It was and is used in day-to-day life for various purposes besides human consumption. Many people have different opinions regarding its consumption. But other than consumption its uses are inevitable in present society. Hence alcoholic drinks are manufactured and […]

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