chemical chain

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n chemical chain (chemistry) a series of linked atoms (generally in an organic molecule)
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Usage

In literature:

To make this chain of evidence complete, the poison may be discovered in the organs of the horse by chemical analysis.
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture
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In news:

Behind a chain-link fence in a far corner of Nitro, workers continue to tear down and clean up what is left of the former Monsanto Co chemical plant.
(CBS News) McDonald's and other fast food chains may have gotten rid of "pink slime" from its burgers, but the gooey sounding chemical treatment that removes bacteria from meat is popping up elsewhere: Kids' school lunches.
Drug store chain Walgreens is trying to win its share of a growing group of eco-conscious consumers, launching a line of household products free of harmful chemicals, which it's calling Ology .
As a supply chain manager, St Marys native Matt Engel utilizes his chemical engineering background as an employee of Air Products and Chemicals, Inc, based in Allentown.
Photo submitted – As a supply chain manager, St Marys native Matt Engel utilizes his chemical engineering background as an employee of Air Products and Chemicals, Inc, based in Allentown.
ChemLogix LLC, a provider of comprehensive chemical industry transportation management, technology, and supply chain consulting services, has launched a new freight brokerage service as part of its Capacity Management program.
A chain reaction that began with an explosion in El Dorado Chemical's strong nitric acid plant reactor system ultimately led to a series of sulfur fires early Tuesday morning, said Greg Withrow, of EDC.
In response to Greenpeace's Global Detox campaign, world fashion retailer ZARA has committed to eliminate all environmental discharges of hazardous chemicals in its supply chain and products by 2020, Greenpeace Taiwan said.
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In science:

The physico-chemical control of the dispersion (ionic strength, osmotic pressure, etc.) allows a fine tuning of the electrostatic repulsions (in regard to the dipolar interaction), leading to well dispersed nanoparticles, without the presence of large aggregates or chains.
Growth of a dynamical correlation length in an aging superspin glass
Discrete n, as is the case in chemical kinetics, amount to discrete–stochastic models expressed as discrete-state Markov chains.
Global parameter identification of stochastic reaction networks from single trajectories
The principle of the chemical purification is to remove long lived radioactive isotopes of the 238U and 232Th decay chains while filling Radium sites with Barium by spiking samples during the processing.
Review of double beta experiments
Chemical state 2(Eo + Dn+1 ) may activate the exonuclease mode of the enzyme (state 3) by transferring the growing DNA chain to exonuclease site at the rate ωpf (Ωpf ) for correct(incorrect) nucleotide.
Template-directed biopolymerization: tape-copying Turing machines
In this paper we show that several quantum chains, related to chemical processes, are realizations of the Hecke algebra (C.1)-(C.3).
Reaction-Diffusion Processes, Critical Dynamics and Quantum Chains
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