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- n. Any of a class of chemical reactions, such as the formation of hydrated copper sulfate in aqueous solution, in which solute and solvent molecules combine with relatively weak covalent bonds.
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- n. An association, or a reaction, of a solute with a solvent
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- n. a chemical process in which solvent molecules and molecules or ions of the solute combine to form a compound
Lipids are categorized by the fact that they have complicated solvation ...
On a molecular level, if the ink is soluble in water, water molecules surround the ink molecules, forming a little “solvation cage” because of the attractive forces between the water molecules and ink molecules.
Even the more typical, reliable reactions one might run are so dependent on so many factors people write books on nothing but solvation effects in reactions, for instance that although one starts with some end in mind, no one really ‘predicts’ what will happen with any authority, and even if they do, the rest of us wait for the pudding before declaring that it tastes good.
It should be recognized that superelectrophilic reactions frequently proceed with only "electrophilic assistance" (solvation, association) by the superacids without forming distinct dipositive intermediates.
This then, my dear frinds I conceive to be true religion, and it is upon these principles that I hope for solvation through the merits of my Saviour.
The Address of Abraham Johnstone, a Black Man, Who Was Hanged at Woodbury, in the County of Glocester, and State of New Jersey, on Saturday the the [sic] 8th Day of July Last; To the People of Colour. To Which Is Added His Dying Confession or Declaration. Also, a Copy of a Letter to His Wife, Written the Day Previous to His Execution
Atomic solvation parameters and fragmental atom volumes were added using the AddSol program provided in the Autodock 3.0.5 suite.
Tjelvar SG, Olsson, Mark A, Williams, William R, et al. (2008) The thermodynamics of protein-ligand interaction and solvation: insights for ligand design.
The polar solvation energy was calculated with the finite-difference PB equation solver by using AMBER toolset.
This is the balanced equation of solvation of Ca (OH) 2 in water i figured:
The researchers worked with a system in which the dye, betaine-30, was immediately surrounded by a solvation shell of 10 molecules of NaSCN solvent in a larger solution of ethyl acetate.