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2013-07-16 23:29:59

A study by the city of Federal Way, WA reveals startling data regarding pollutants being washed down storm drains. As you wash cars, windows, boats and BBQ grills this summer, chances are you are exposing yourself (and the environment) to hidden toxins. (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 In an article released July 7 in the Idaho State Journal a study by the city of Federal Way, Washington, found that “residential car washing led to numerous pollutants being released each year into the city's...

Meteorites Brought Phosphorus Life To Earth
2013-06-05 12:53:49

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has determined that meteorites that impacted Earth some 3.5 billion years ago could have helped kick start life on this planet. Scientists at the University of Washington and the University of South Florida have found that the heavy bombardment by meteorites early in our planet´s history provided the reactive phosphorus that was essential for the...

2013-05-22 23:26:53

In the five years through 2013, the Industrial Gas and Basic Chemical Manufacturing industry in China has been growing at an annualized rate of 15.5% to reach $44.5 billion, says IBISWorld. As the industry produces a wide range of chemical raw materials, its performance is largely determined by the activities of downstream manufacturing industries, such as the Iron and Steel Smelting industry. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 In the five years through 2013, the Industrial Gas and...

2013-05-13 23:02:21

Glowing Plant brings on top Charlotte-based digital marketing firm to assist in crowdfunding campaign. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) May 13, 2013 Glowing Plant uses synthetic biology and Genome Compiler's software to actually create plants that glow in the dark. This project is the first step in creating sustainable natural lighting for the planet and the team behind it is seeking funding for the project, which is where Command Partners comes in. Glowing Plant has hired the top digital marketing...

2013-04-23 22:48:32

Following the drought of 2012, the prices of corn and soybean meal for livestock diets have increased significantly. In an effort to reduce their costs, pork producers are looking for alternative sources of calcium (Ca) and phosphorus (P). Researchers at the University of Illinois have developed equations for calculating the concentrations of these minerals in byproducts from the rendering industry. Professor of animal sciences Hans H. Stein and his team determined the digestibility of Ca...


Latest Phosphorus Reference Libraries

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2005-05-25 19:15:16

In chemistry, a phosphate is a polyatomic ion or radical consisting of one phosphorus atom and four oxygen. In the ionic form, it carries a -3 formal charge, and is denoted PO43-. In a biochemical setting, a free phosphate ion in solution is called inorganic phosphate, to distinguish it from phosphates bound in the form of ATP, or perhaps in DNA or RNA. Inorganic phosphate is generally denoted Pi. Inorganic phosphate can be formed by the reactions of ATP, or ADP, with the formation of the...

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