electrostatic bond


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electrostatic bond

[i‚lek·trə′stad·ik ′bänd]
(physical chemistry)
A valence bond in which two atoms are kept together by electrostatic forces caused by transferring one or more electrons from one atom to the other.
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The presence of alkalizing agents in the medium surrounding the mitochondrion breaks the electrostatic bonds between HK II and the mitochondrion, disrupting the immediate receipt of ATP and the ability of HK II to phosphorylate glucose (an absolute requirement for glucose transport)
This behavior of the PEC samples could be related to the loss in intra hydrogen bonding and formation of inter hydrogen and electrostatic bonds between the chains of the two polymers.

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