melting temperature


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melting temperature

[′melt·iŋ ‚tem·prə·chər]
(biochemistry)
The temperature at which denaturing occurs for half of the double helices of deoxyribonucleic acid.
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No large increase in the heat of fusion or decrease in the melting temperature occurred in the long term crystallized PHO as had for the short term crystallized PHO, but unusual changes were observed in the shape of the melting endotherm.
This result "contradicts the current opinion that a temperature of at least [half] of the absolute melting temperature is required for superplastic flow," says Terence G.
Colbeck argues that the pressure needed to reach the melting temperature of ice would more likely cause the ice to crack and fragment.
By lowering the melting temperature of rock, volatiles would encourage the uppermost mantle to melt, providing an alternative explanation for the area's volcanic activity.
For almost every application you can think of short of levitation experiments for high-school demonstrations, the flux lattice melting temperature is really the important temperature," Bishop says.
With these advances, says Quentin Williams, a graduate student at the University of California at Berkeley, "we've been able, for the first time, to [find] the melting temperature of iron-- the dominant material in the earth's core and probably in planetary cores in general --to pressures that actually exist within planetary interiors.
The researchers characterized some ofthe mineral's properties--including its density, compressibility and melting temperature --under mantle conditions.
Thus, increasing pressure typically raises a material's melting temperature.
This apparent independence of melting temperature on comonomer content for the P-E polymers with high ethylene content is quite unusual and deserves further attention.
9% Si at a melting temperature of 2775F (1524G) is -8552 calories.
The presence of boron lowers the melting temperature range of the smelt and the carry over liquor residue particles.
Patented is an apertured nonwoven laminate for wipes that is made of a carded web of fibers that have a first melting temperature and a polymeric sheet with a second melting temperature lower than the first, as well as a property of shrinking under the application of heat.