A substance that transmits nerve
impulses across a synapse.
A process where an acid and a base
react with each other to form a salt and water.
Electrically neutral subatomic
particle found in the nucleus.
Acronym for Not In My Back Yard.An
expression describing the response from members of a community who
disapprove of proposed sites for solid waste disposal. A milder
form of NOPE (Not On Planet Earth).
An enzyme system that catalyzes the
reaction of molecular nitrogen (N2) to ammonia
A group of organic compounds with the
basic structure NNO, some of which are powerful cancer-causing
The systematic naming of chemical
A substance that dissolves in water to
form a solution that is non-conducting.
Having no poles.Used to refer to a
bond or molecule that overall has no separation of electrical
A neurotransmitter that increases
heart rate, blood pressure, and is related to increased motor
activity. It is the precursor to epinephrine.
A concentration unit relating
equivalents of solute to one liter of aqueous solution.