Organic Chemistry

Glossary

Aerobic -->

Anaerobic -->

Alcoholic Fermentation -->

Cellular respiration -->



Hydrophobic -->

Hydrophilic -->

Hydrolysis -->


Elasticity -->

Boiling point -->

Evaporation -->


Condensation -->


Distillation -->


Polypeptide Chains -->


Enzyme -->


Coagulate -->


Denature -->
Depending on free oxygen or air

Living or active in the absence of free oxygen

Transformation of sugar into alcohol and carbonic gas

The process in which a cell breaks down sugar or other organic compounds to release energy used for cellular work


Tending to repel and not absorb water

Having a strong affinity for water

A chemical reaction in which water reacts with a compound to produce other compounds

The tendency to resume original shape, even after distortion

The temperature at which a liquid boils at sea level

A type of vaporization of a liquid, that occurs only on the surface of the liquid

The process of changing from a gaseous to a liquid to a solid state

The process of purifying a liquid by boiling it and condensing its vapors

Any chain of peptide comprising 10 to 20 amino-acid residues connect by peptide linkages

Any of several complex proteins that are produced by cells and act as catalysts in specific biochemical reactions

Transformed from a liquid into a soft semisolid or solid mass

To take away a natural characteristic or inherent property of a thing