molecularity


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molecularity

[mə‚lek·yə′lar·əd·ē]
(physical chemistry)
In a chemical reaction, the number of molecules which come together and form the activated complex.
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Recalling that the reaction order exponent is related to the number of species intervening in the chemical reaction, the findings of this work indicate the possibility of changes in the species molecularity along the reaction, due to vitreous, rather than diffusive, limitations.
Some of the research areas include: the use of DNA to position functional components, such as transition metals and nanoparticles into 2D- and 3D-structures, the design of DNA nanocages to serve as biological host molecules, the use of metal complexes to stabilize DNA structures of expanded molecularity for antitumor therapies and the creation of DNA-mimetic polymers.
communicative and contagious, working according to a logic of infection, whereby human molecularity and animal molecularity collide in each other's zones of proximity.

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