salt bridge


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salt bridge

[′sȯlt ‚brij]
(physical chemistry)
A bridge of a salt solution, usually potassium chloride, placed between the two half-cells of a galvanic cell, either to reduce to a minimum the potential of the liquid junction between the solutions of the two half-cells or to isolate a solution under study from a reference half-cell and prevent chemical precipitations.
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Table 1 lists the salt bridges found in a typical complex formed between aldolase and F-actin.
Table 1: Salt Bridges in a F-actin/Aldolase Complex (Energy-12.