molecular cluster

molecular cluster

[mə′lek·yə·lər ′kləs·tər]
(physical chemistry)
An assembly of molecules that are weakly bound together and display properties intermediate between those of isolated gas-phase molecules and bulk condensed media.
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For the Saxon center for visualization of biochemical processes at the cellular level (ProVis center), we intend to obtain a secondary ion mass spectrometer with molecular cluster ion probes.
This book is intended as an introduction to aspects of molecular cluster magnets, specifically new developments in the field of molecular nanomagnetism.
Unlike other premium waters, Filette has a much smaller molecular cluster, resulting in easier absorption and digestion in the body, and has the least amount of sodium of all the competing brands on the market today.
Secondary ion mass spectrometer (TOFSIMS) with cluster ion probes : for high-resolution 3D visualization of molecular order : in microbial biofilms : For the Saxon center for visualization of biochemical processes at the cellular level (ProVis center), we intend to obtain a secondary ion mass spectrometer with molecular cluster ion probes.
In this report, a cluster refers to a molecular cluster of multiple outbreaks, not an epidemiologic cluster of patients in 1 outbreak.
2], corresponds to the translational diffusion of the molecular cluster with the self-diffusion coefficient [D.
Standards should be developed to conduct these investigations, including mechanisms to inform concerned national authorities when a molecular cluster is detected and a method for linking epidemiologic and genotyping data at the European level.
The Cornell-Cambridge group investigated a set of molecular cluster compounds that consist of a clump of osmium atoms surrounded by a protective sheath of carbon monoxide molecules.
False molecular clusters can arise from reactivation of latent infection acquired in the distant past, limited strain variation over long periods, or lengthy stability of MIRU-VNTR markers (5).
Nano-Jet's proprietary design breaks down the molecular clusters which naturally exist in the fuel into single molecules and polarizes those molecules to enable a more complete combustion of the fuel/air mix.
1) In Europe and Australia, epidemiologic and/or molecular clusters of nontoxigenic Corynebacterium diphtheriae endocarditis and other infections have been reported, (2-4) often involving drug abusers.
The formation of molecular clusters is probably related to the very low diffusion rate, which characterizes gold atoms into a high-viscous polymeric medium.

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