pKa

(pK for short). The negative logarithm of the acid dissociation constant, Ka. Just like the pH, the pKa tells you of the acid or basic properties of a substance. pKa <2 means strong acid pKa >2 but <7 means weak acid pKa >7 but <10 means weak base pKa >10 means strong base…

List of Biology Words Starting with P

P P element P1 P1-derived artificial chromosome P1-derived artificial chromosome (PAC) P53 PAC pachynema Paleontology palindrome Palindromic sequence pAMP Pan balance Panel testing panmictic papilla papillate paracentric inversion paralogous genes paramecin parameters parapatric speciation Parasegment border parasexual cycle parasite Parasitism Parasitology parasympathetic nervous system paratope parent generation p…

Henderson-Hasselbalch equation

An equation relating the pH, the pKa, and the ratio of the concentrations of the proton-acceptor (A-) and proton-donor (HA) species in a solution….