organic chemistry

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n organic chemistry the chemistry of compounds containing carbon (originally defined as the chemistry of substances produced by living organisms but now extended to substances synthesized artificially)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Organic chemistry See under Chemistry.
    • Organic chemistry that which treats of the substances which form the structure of organized beings and their products, whether animal or vegetable; -- called also chemistry of the carbon compounds. There is no fundamental difference between organic and inorganic chemistry.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Organic chemistry the chemistry of substances of animal or vegetable origin, prior to 1828 supposed to be capable of formation only as products of vital processes: the chemistry of the compounds of carbon
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Quotations

  • Mike Adams
    Mike Adams
    “Organic chemistry is the chemistry of carbon compounds. Biochemistry is the study of carbon compounds that crawl.”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. organe—L. organum—Gr. organon.

Usage

In literature:

How admirably simple does the chemistry of organic nature present itself to us from this point of view!
"Familiar Letters of Chemistry" by Justus Liebig
ON THE APPLICATION OF ORGANIC CHEMISTRY TO PERFUMERY.
"The Art of Perfumery" by G. W. Septimus Piesse
The rapid advance in organic chemistry rendered this prediction each year more and more probable.
"The Story of the Living Machine" by H. W. Conn
Have you ever studied organic chemistry?
"Great Sea Stories" by Various
In the Second Degree, the laws of the molecules, a finer organization, break down, and anything can happen in chemistry.
"The Ultimate Weapon" by John Wood Campbell
Organic chemistry is, perhaps, the branch of science which more perfectly suits the German mind and temperament.
"The Better Germany in War Time" by Harold Picton
A Text book of Organic Chemistry.
"Seasoning of Wood" by Joseph B. Wagner
The study of the nature of toxins requires, of course, the various methods of organic chemistry.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2" by Various
In organic chemistry it is more customary to deal with the "heat of combustion," i.e.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 1" by Various
This isn't physics; it's organic chemistry.
"A Feast of Demons" by William Morrison
I've had more than five years experience in both organic chemistry and technology.
"Triplanetary" by Edward Elmer Smith
HARVEY, E. N.: 1917, The Chemistry of Light Production in Luminous Organisms.
"The Nature of Animal Light" by E. Newton Harvey
Fittig's researches are entirely in organic chemistry, and cover an exceptionally wide field.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 4" by Various
We have no longer works on organic chemistry.
"The Gospel Of Evolution" by Edward Aveling
Berzelius also did important work in the domain of organic chemistry.
"Heroes of Science" by M. M. Pattison Muir
Hall 16, Organic Chemistry.
"International Congress of Arts and Science, Volume I" by Various
To him organic chemistry does not take the place of God.
"The Syrian Christ" by Abraham Mitrie Rihbany
A Text-book of Organic Chemistry.= English translation.
"Cork: Its Origin and Industrial Uses" by Gilbert E. Stecher
Organic Chemistry {By Prof. J.
"Coleridge" by Samuel Levy Bensusan
In later years the most remarkable advances have been made in the field of organic chemistry.
"The Progress of Invention in the Nineteenth Century." by Edward W. Byrn
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In news:

Ventilation in labs at UW-Madison is deficient, especially in organic chemistry labs, where experiments are performed under fume hoods to protect students from harmful chemical fumes.
An entire branch of chemistry-organic chemistry-is devoted to the study of carbon-based matter.
Celebrating Saul Winstein's Legacy In Organic Chemistry.
The American Chemistry Council (ACC), along with the Synthetic Organic Chemical Manufacturers Association and the Chlorine Institute, has issued an expert's guide for implementing a quality site security management system.
Hong-Cai Zhou, a professor of chemistry at Texas A&M University, is developing a better carbon trap by using a relatively new class of materials, called metal organic frameworks.
This entertaining gift site sorts its goods into categories like "Organic Chemistry" (beauty products) and "Locker Room" (bags and accessories).
There are eight different types of arrows encountered in organic chemistry.
Chris Jeffrey, a chemistry professor at the University of Nevada, Reno, will talk about the chemical communications between plants and other organisms, or " chemical ecology," at 5:15 pm Wednesday, Oct 17, at the UC Davis Arboretum.
Many different features, covering general and organic chemistry.
Nobel Prizes in chemistry have gone to predominantly to organic or carbon-based chemistry, particularly to discoveries in the area of life sciences, such as genetics.
Mars Rover Curiosity Finds Complex Chemistry On Mars, But Can't Confirm Organics.
SAM is the rover 's onboard chemistry lab, and it's capable of identifying organic compounds — the carbon-containing building blocks of life as we know it.
Gaithersburg, studies organic chemistry on the University of Maryland quad this afternoon.
The company's pretreatment chemistry and proprietary Macro Porous Zeolite (MPZ) absorbant media remove metals and organics from wastewater .
In the world of food production, "organic" does not refer to organic chemistry, organic matter, or any other such thing.
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In science:

Within the cell chemistry approach, Random Boolean Networks (RBN’s) were originally developed by Kaufmann as a model of genetic regulatory networks (Kauffman, 1969); in the context of the development of multi-cellular organisms, the attractors of RBN’s are interpreted as the different “cell types” of the organism.
Epigenetic Tracking, a Method to Generate Arbitrary Shapes By Using Evolutionary-Developmental Techniques
The richness of molecular chemistry in dense gas is highlighted by observations of large organic molecules in proto-stellar cores heated by nascent stars, where ices return to the gas.
The Molecular Hydrogen Explorer H2EX
Models of gas-grain chemistry in dense interstellar clouds with complex organic molecules.
Ice Lines, Planetesimal Composition and Solid Surface Density in the Solar Nebula
Two other examples, where conclusions from plasma chemistry are qualitatively applicable to wire chambers are: • In plasma chemistry, most organic compounds with oxygen-containing groups are generally reluctant to form polymers.
Summary and Outlook of the International Workshop on Aging Phenomena in Gaseous Detectors (DESY, Hamburg, October, 2001)
Hot molecular cores are regions close to young stars, where ice mantles evaporate off dust grains and high-temperature gas-phase chemistry creates short-lived complex organic species.
The chemistry of high-mass star formation
An examination of the extent of the complex chemistry in cores with well defined properties is needed and will likely lead to gains in our understanding of interstellar organic chemistry (see Hirota et al. 2004).
Cold Dark Clouds: The Initial Conditions for Star Formation
We show that Yachs achieves the best results among several other summarizers on a corpus of Organic Chemistry articles.
Statistical Automatic Summarization in Organic Chemistry
Automatically producing summaries from Organic Chemistry documents is a challenging but critical task for chemical information retrieval.
Statistical Automatic Summarization in Organic Chemistry
This paper presents yachs (Yet Another Chemistry Summarizer), a summarization system that generates extracts from scientific articles in specialized domain, Organic Chemistry.
Statistical Automatic Summarization in Organic Chemistry
The first question we are concerned with is whether classical Natural Language Processing (NLP) tools are consistent within the organic chemistry domain.
Statistical Automatic Summarization in Organic Chemistry
The similarity measure Jwe that we propose is globally the most discriminant metric, its ability to bridge morphologically similar words is well adapted for Organic Chemistry documents.
Statistical Automatic Summarization in Organic Chemistry
It confirms that the specialized pre-processing and sentence scoring are well adapted to process domain specialized (Organic Chemistry) documents.
Statistical Automatic Summarization in Organic Chemistry
In this paper we have described an efficient approach for automatically generating extracts from documents in Organic Chemistry.
Statistical Automatic Summarization in Organic Chemistry
Sarah to justify a claim she makes a blanket statement citing “organic chemistry”.
Analyzing Problem Solving Using Math in Physics: Epistemological Framing via Warrants
An Efficient Statistical Approach for Automatic Organic Chemistry Summarization.
Improving Update Summarization by Revisiting the MMR Criterion
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