Nouns denoting substances

gibberellic acid
a crystalline acid associated with gibberellin
 
oxygenase
an oxidoreductase that catalyzes the incorporation of molecular oxygen
 
phosphoprotein
containing chemically bound phosphoric acid
 
polysaccharide
any of a class of carbohydrates whose molecules contain chains of monosaccharide molecules
 
vitamin A1
an unsaturated alcohol that occurs in marine fish-liver oils and is synthesized biologically from carotene
 
Ta
a hard grey lustrous metallic element that is highly resistant to corrosion; occurs in niobite and fergusonite and tantalite
 
Zanzibar copal
a hard copal derived from an African tree
 
hyper-eutectoid steel
a steel that contains more than 0.9% carbon
 
jadeite
a hard green mineral consisting of sodium aluminum silicate in monoclinic crystalline form; a source of jade; found principally in Burma
 
simazine
a herbicide used to control weeds (especially among crops)
 
natrolite
a group of minerals of the zeolite family consisting of a hydrous silicate of sodium and aluminum
 
greaseproof paper
paper that is impermeable to oil or grease; used in cooking
 
B-complex vitamin
originally thought to be a single vitamin but now separated into several B vitamins
 
emery cloth
cloth covered with powdered emery
 
glucoside
a glycoside derived from glucose
 
triphosphoric acid
an acid that is a partial anhydride of three molecules of phosphoric acid; known chiefly in the form of its salts and esters
 
absorption indicator
an indicator used in reactions that involve precipitation
 
plasmin
an enzyme that dissolves the fibrin of blood clots
 
HDL
a lipoprotein that transports cholesterol in the blood; composed of a high proportion of protein and relatively little cholesterol; high levels are thought to be associated with decreased risk of coronary heart disease and atherosclerosis
 
solvating agent
an agent that converts something into a solvate
 
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