Organisms that live in soil | And their Role in It

Organisms that live in soil

The soil is home to many organisms of the entire animal kingdom. These include microorganisms, worms, insects, amphibians, reptiles and even mammals. These include Bacteria Protozoa Fungi & Algae Nematodes Annelids (earthworms) Molluscs Insects and orthopods like ants, beetles Amphibians Reptiles like lizards, snakes. Mammals like rodents Organisms living in the soil in detail Organisms […]

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Types of HPLC | Their Principle and Application

types of hplc

High performance liquid chromatography finds widespread application in analytical chemistry and biology. There are different types of HPLC like 1. Based on modes of chromatography : a) Normal phase mode b) Reverse phase mode 2. Based on principle of separation :       c) Adsorption chromatography d) Ion exchange chromatography e) Ion pair chromatography f) Size exclusion […]

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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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Do Cells Respond to Every Signal | No Not at All

Do Cells Respond to Every Signal | No Not at All

Cells, in general, are designed to respond to specific signals. They can do so because of receptors on their surfaces. In general, cells respond to bio-molecules like hormones, ions, vitamins, etc. They also respond to drugs, heavy metals and poisons. But, all the body cells do not respond to all the chemical signals. To put […]

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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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