Oxford Index Browse

You are looking at 1-6 of 6 items for:

Chemistry x Ecology and Conservation x clear all

anaerobiosis

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry — Ecology and Conservation.

Living or growing in an environment lacking molecular oxygen.

See overview in Oxford Index

AZAPAGIC, Adisa (<i>born</i> 1961), Professor of Sustainable Chemical Engineering, University of Manchester, since 2006

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Chemistry; Ecology and Conservation; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education. 338 words.

Go to Who's Who and Who Was Who »  home page

muffle furnace

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry — Ecology and Conservation.

A furnace, usually heated electrically, in which heat is applied to the charge from the outside of a refractory (heat-resistant) chamber (the muffle).

See overview in Oxford Index

mutation bias

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry — Ecology and Conservation.

Bias in the mutation frequencies of different codons, affecting the synonymous to nonsynonymous rate ratio. Mutation bias results in an accelerated rate of amino acid replacement in...

See overview in Oxford Index

sonicate

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry — Ecology and Conservation.

Subject (a biological sample) to ultrasonic vibration so as to fragment the cells, macromolecules, and membranes. A biological sample that has been subjected to such treatment.

See overview in Oxford Index

superfamily

Overview page. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation — Chemistry.

In genetics, a group of genes derived by one or more duplication events, originally from an ancestral gene, which show less than 50 per cent similarity.

See overview in Oxford Index