pyrophosphate


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py·ro·phos·phate

 (pī′rə-fŏs′fāt′)
n.
A salt, ester, or anion of pyrophosphoric acid.

py′ro·phos·phat′ic (-făt′ĭk) adj.
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pyrophosphate

(ˌpaɪrəʊˈfɒsfeɪt)
n
(Elements & Compounds) any salt or ester of pyrophosphoric acid
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py•ro•phos•phate

(ˌpaɪ rəˈfɒs feɪt)

n.
a salt or ester of pyrophosphoric acid.
[1830–40]
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Noun1.pyrophosphate - a salt or ester of pyrophosphoric acid
salt - a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)
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The samples heat treated at 600[degrees]C for 2h doesn't show any intermediate phase like a-calcium pyrophosphate (a-CPP).
Some intermediate compounds in the synthesis, including isopentanyl pyrophosphate (IPP), are toxic to E.
454 Life Sciences, an innovative developer of genome-scale sequencing technologies and a majority-owned subsidiary of CuraGen Corporation (NASDAQ: CRGN), has obtained an exclusive license for sole use of sequencing by synthesis and pyrophosphate based sequencing for whole genome applications from Pyrosequencing AB (Stockholm: PYRO A), a global technology solutions provider for the Applied Genomics market.
Recently, bisphosphonates have been proposed as novel antiparasitic drugs, and Yan Ling (UIUC, Urbana) reported the cloning and characterization of Toxoplasma gondii farnesyl pyrophosphate synthase, the target of these compounds.
454 Life Sciences (Branford, CT), an innovative developer of genome-scale sequencing technologies and a majority-owned subsidiary of CuraGen Corporation (New Haven, CT), announced that the company has obtained an exclusive license for sole use of sequencing by synthesis and pyrophosphate based sequencing for whole genome applications from Pyrosequencing AB (Uppsala, Sweden), a global technology solutions provider for the Applied Genomics market.
It also contains 2% or less of onion powder, cornstarch, black olives, methylcellulose, salt, modified tapioca starch, rice flour, yeast extract, oat fiber, sugar, potato dextrin, konjac flour, garlic powder, black pepper, maltodextrin, natural flavors from non-meat sources, dextrose, sodium bicarbonate, sodium acid pyrophosphate, hydrolyzed corn gluten, malt extract, sage, grill flavor, basil, raisin juice concentrate, oregano, jalapeno pepper powder, sesame oil, modified cornstarch, corn syrup solids, natural smoke flavoring, celery oleoresin, wine citric acid, caramel color, and xanthan gum.
Pseudogout is caused by deposits of calcium pyrophosphate crystals in joint tissues.
In the prebiotic atmosphere possibly photophosphorylating reactions leading to formation of inorganic pyrophosphate), formation of enantiopure molecules led to synergistic collaboration of non-linear processes, which triggered the self organization of molecules in specific-stearic position through some inter-molecular and intra-molecular interactions, and the outcome of their integrated function is the living phenomenon.
The uniform product of all such reactions is released pyrophosphate, and the RNA product has the attacking phosphate linked to the 5[prime] [Alpha]-phosphate of the catalytic RNA.
Although the company are jealously guarding the recipe, it is understood to be a mixture of modified potato, corn starch, sodium acid pyrophosphate, corn syrup, sodium bicarbonate and xanthan gum.
Pseudogout, also a crystal-induced arthritis, is a condition with similar symptoms that results from deposits of calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate crystals in the joints.