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Mycological Warfare

Nicholas P. Money

in Carpet Monsters and Killer Spores: A Natural History of Toxic Mold

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195172270
eISBN:
9780199790258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172270.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Microbiology

In addition to public health concerns about fungal spores as carriers of allergic proteins, some molds produce potent toxins called mycotoxins. Aflatoxins generated by species of Aspergillus are ... More


Losing the Listening Self in the Aural Other: Signifiance and World Music

Roshanak Kheshti

in Modernity'S Ear: Listening to Race and Gender in World Music

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479867011
eISBN:
9781479861125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479867011.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter 3 deploys Julia Kristeva and Roland Barthes’s term signifiance to further theorize the desire that drives the listener to world music. This is a desire that works counter to signification or ... More


Protic solvents

Brian G. Cox

in Acids and Bases: Solvent Effects on Acid-Base Strength

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199670512
eISBN:
9780199670512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670512.003.0005
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Protic solvents have hydrogen bound directly to electronegative atoms, such as oxygen or nitrogen. They are characterized by their ability to form strong hydrogen bonds with suitable acceptors, ... More


High-Basicity Polar Aprotic Solvents

Brian G. Cox

in Acids and Bases: Solvent Effects on Acid-Base Strength

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199670512
eISBN:
9780199670512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670512.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Basic polar aprotic solvents such as dimethylsulphoxide, dimethylformamide, and N-methylpyrrolidin-2-one are very poor at solvating anions, but interact strongly with cations and the proton in ... More


Low-Basicity and Low-Polarity Aprotic Solvents

Brian G. Cox

in Acids and Bases: Solvent Effects on Acid-Base Strength

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199670512
eISBN:
9780199670512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670512.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Low-basicity and low-polarity aprotic solvents, including importantly acetonitrile and tetrahydrofuran, are poor at solvating both anions and cations. Dissociation constants are consequently very ... More


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