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cupric

(kyo͞o`prĭk), coppercopper,
metallic chemical element; symbol Cu [Lat. cuprum=copper]; at. no. 29; at. wt. 63.546; m.p. 1,083.4°C;; b.p. 2,567°C;; sp. gr. 8.96 at 20°C;; valence +1 or +2. Copper and some of its alloys have been used by humanity since the Bronze Age.
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 in the +2 valencevalence,
combining capacity of an atom expressed as the number of single bonds the atom can form or the number of electrons an element gives up or accepts when reacting to form a compound.
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 state.

cupric

[′kyü·prik]
(chemistry)
The divalent ion of copper.

cupric

of or containing copper in the divalent state
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Effect of copper source (cupric citrate vs cupric sulfate) and level on growth performance and copper metabolism in pigs.
Hydroxyl radical scavenging assay of phenolics and flavonoids with a modified cupric reducing antioxidant capacity (CUPRAC) method using catalase for hydrogen peroxide degradation.
For carrying out the reduction sufficiently, the pH of the cupric salt-PEG solution was kept around 9 by adding NaOH solution.
Nano-particles are obtained from metal and metal oxides like as titanium oxide [5] metal oxide nano materials [6] cupric oxide [7], nano iron (hydr) oxide impregnated granulated activated carbon, synthetic nano structured Fe(III)-Cr(III), mixed oxide [8].
Centrum Silver does contain copper, but for approximately 70% of the 11-year study, the form of copper in the product was cupric oxide, which cannot be absorbed by humans.
A large fraction of the copper may be in the form of free cupric ion, and uptake will result by ingestion and, perhaps, dermal contact.
The moderator will be Arch Cupric AIA, Principal / No Left Turn.
Those at high risk for developing advanced AMD--those with intermediate AMD and with advanced AMD in one eye only--reduced their risk of developing advanced stages of AMD about 25 percent when they took daily antioxidant/mineral supplements containing 500 mg vitamin C, 400 IU vitamin E, 15 mg beta- carotene, 80 mg zinc (as zinc oxide) and 2 mg copper (as cupric oxide).