A substance that increases the hydrogen ion concentration of a solution.
the minimum amount of energy required to start a chemical reaction
An attraction between molecules of different substances
a simple organic compound containing both a carboxyl (—COOH) and an amino (—NH2) group.
Basic unit of matter
a compound that produces hydroxide ions in solution
A solution that minimizes changes in pH when extraneous acids or bases are added to the solution.
the starches and sugars present in foods
(n.) a substance that causes or hastens a chemical reaction; any agent that causes change
Attraction between molecules of the same substance
substance formed by the chemical combination of two or more elements in definite proportions