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Is there such a thing as an acid without a hydrogen?

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What is the "blue spirit" (or "red spirit") in mercury-free thermometers?

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How do you recognize a carbohydrate molecule?

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Why is the Vitamin B complex, a "complex"?

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Electrophilic substitution on disubstituted benzene rings

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Effect of enatiomers in pharmaceuticals

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Why is gadolinium specifically used in MRI contrast agents?

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Why does gaseous HCl not change dry blue litmus paper to red?

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What is the mechanism of action of anaesthetics?

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Why do most drugs (eg: oxycodone) have seemingly arbitrary names?

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Why does mutarotation occur only in specific media?

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Which poison was used in the failed attempt to assassinate Khaled Mashal of Hamas?

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Are there proteins with permanently bound magnesium?

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Any other Colligative properties?

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How does the smell of a compound come about, and is it possible to define a smell?

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How is adenosine synthesized in biology?

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Why aren't chaperones considered catalysts?

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How to determine if an alkene is an E or Z isomer?

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How does a hydrophobic environment help in bond formation?

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Proton leak during ATP synthesis

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What is the mechanism behind the decomposition of enediol phosphate intermediate to methyl glyoxal?

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Must a good leaving group be a weak base, or a weak nucleophile?

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Which steps are most critical in driving glycolysis foward?

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How does Rosuvastatin 5 S-lactone form in human body?

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What would make guanidinium ions and urea more effective denaturants of proteins in some cases, but not in others?

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How can a Hydrogen make such a difference?

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Regarding the mechanism for biological activity of tyramine, amphetamine and ephedrine

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Difference between Sildenafil and Sildenafil citrate

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Monosaccharides configurations (alpha beta, D L) identification

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Is it possible for Cytosine and Hypoxantine to make three hydrogen bonds?