relative molecular mass


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relative molecular mass

relative molecular mass

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(Chemistry) the sum of all the relative atomic masses of the atoms in a molecule; the ratio of the average mass per molecule of a specified isotopic composition of a substance to one-twelfth the mass of an atom of carbon-12. Symbol: Mr Abbreviation: r.m.m. Former name: molecular weight
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Noun1.relative molecular mass - (chemistry) the sum of the relative atomic masses of the constituent atoms of a moleculerelative molecular mass - (chemistry) the sum of the relative atomic masses of the constituent atoms of a molecule
mass - the property of a body that causes it to have weight in a gravitational field
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
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The monomer of proPO has a relative molecular mass of 70-80kDa, with an active PO of 60-70 kDa (Aspan and Soderhall, 1991; Kopacek et al.
Being mostly from pharmaceutical companies, the chemists here focus on the early drug discovery process, describing selected screening procedures for low relative molecular mass drug candidates supplemented by other approaches suitable for elucidating target-ligand interactions and pharmacokinetics.
Maintenance of a restriction on the relative mass distribution in the specifications of carrageenan for food use provides protection against the adverse effects of carageenans (sp) of low relative molecular mass.

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