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What does the word "dynamics" mean in the context of proteins or biomolecules in general?

From Lottspeich' Bioanalytics, subsection Determination of Protein Dynamics [1, p. 463] (strong emphasis mine): Determination of Protein Dynamics Proteins are not rigid, static entities, but rather ...
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How do you write fractional hydrates in words?

There are no IUPAC rules as to how to use multiplicative prefixes for fractional water content in crystallohydrates. From Nomenclature of Inorganic Chemistry, IUPAC Recommendations 2005 (the “Red Book”...
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What is the burette solution called in a titration, when its concentration is unknown?

There is no fundamental requirement in analytical chemistry that the unknown or the known solution is in the burette. Traditionally, the standard solution is filled in the burette. All we need is the ...
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