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Compounds that have the same chemical formula but which differ in the arrangement of the atoms.
Isomers
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A long chain of repeating monomer units.
Polymer
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A bond formed by an oxygen bridge i.e. between glycerol and fatty acids.
Ester
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The link between monosaccharide units.
Glycosidic
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The number of protons contained in the nucleus.
Atomic number
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The number of protons plus the number of neutrons contained in the nucleus.
Mass number
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Something which contains two or mole atoms chemically joined together.
Molecule.
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A measure of the concentration of hydrogen ions present.
pH
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A substance which acts as a base and an acid in order to maintain the pH of a solution.
Buffer solution
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The electrostatic attraction between two or more oppositely charged ions.
Ionic bonding
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A bond formed by a shared pair of electrons.
Covalent
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An important property of water caused by hydrogen bonds which for a strong lattice framework.
Cohesion
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A liquid in which a solute is dissolved to form a solution.
Solvent
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Something with the tendency to interact with water.
hydrophilic
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A substance formed in or necessary for metabolism.
Metabolite
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Something without the tendency to interact with water.
hydrophobic
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A long chain of repeating monomer units.

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Polymer

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A bond formed by an oxygen bridge i.e. between glycerol and fatty acids.

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The link between monosaccharide units.

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The number of protons contained in the nucleus.

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