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Index Amphoterism

In chemistry, an amphoteric compound is a molecule or ion that can react both as an acid as well as a base. [1]

53 relations: Acid, Aluminium, Aluminium hydroxide, Aluminium oxide, Amine, Amino acid, Ammonia, Antimony, Ate complex, Base (chemistry), Beryllium, Beryllium hydroxide, Bicarbonate, Bismuth, Brønsted–Lowry acid–base theory, Carboxylic acid, Chemistry, Chromium, Cobalt, Copper, Gallium, Germanium, Gold, Hydrogen chloride, Indium, Ion, Iron, Isoelectric focusing, Isoelectric point, Lead, Lead oxide, Lewis acids and bases, Molecular autoionization, Oxidation state, Oxide, PH, PH indicator, Protein, Proton, Scandium, Silver, Sodium aluminate, Sulfate, Tellurium, Tin, Tin(II) oxide, Titanium, Vanadium, Water, Zinc, ..., Zinc oxide, Zirconium, Zwitterion. Expand index (3 more) »


An acid is a molecule or ion capable of donating a hydron (proton or hydrogen ion H+), or, alternatively, capable of forming a covalent bond with an electron pair (a Lewis acid).

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Aluminium or aluminum is a chemical element with symbol Al and atomic number 13.

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Aluminium hydroxide

Aluminium hydroxide, Al(OH)3, is found in nature as the mineral gibbsite (also known as hydrargillite) and its three much rarer polymorphs: bayerite, doyleite, and nordstrandite.

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Aluminium oxide

Aluminium oxide (British English) or aluminum oxide (American English) is a chemical compound of aluminium and oxygen with the chemical formula 23.

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In organic chemistry, amines are compounds and functional groups that contain a basic nitrogen atom with a lone pair.

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Amino acid

Amino acids are organic compounds containing amine (-NH2) and carboxyl (-COOH) functional groups, along with a side chain (R group) specific to each amino acid.

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Ammonia is a compound of nitrogen and hydrogen with the formula NH3.

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Antimony is a chemical element with symbol Sb (from stibium) and atomic number 51.

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Ate complex

An ate complex in chemistry is a salt formed by the reaction of a Lewis acid with a Lewis base whereby the central atom (from the Lewis acid) increases its valence and gains a negative formal charge.

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Base (chemistry)

In chemistry, bases are substances that, in aqueous solution, release hydroxide (OH−) ions, are slippery to the touch, can taste bitter if an alkali, change the color of indicators (e.g., turn red litmus paper blue), react with acids to form salts, promote certain chemical reactions (base catalysis), accept protons from any proton donor, and/or contain completely or partially displaceable OH− ions.

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Beryllium is a chemical element with symbol Be and atomic number 4.

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Beryllium hydroxide

Beryllium hydroxide, Be(OH)2, is an amphoteric hydroxide, dissolving in both acids and alkalis.

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In inorganic chemistry, bicarbonate (IUPAC-recommended nomenclature: hydrogencarbonate) is an intermediate form in the deprotonation of carbonic acid.

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Bismuth is a chemical element with symbol Bi and atomic number 83.

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Brønsted–Lowry acid–base theory

The Brønsted–Lowry theory is an acid–base reaction theory which was proposed independently by Johannes Nicolaus Brønsted and Thomas Martin Lowry in 1923.

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Carboxylic acid

A carboxylic acid is an organic compound that contains a carboxyl group (C(.

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Chemistry is the scientific discipline involved with compounds composed of atoms, i.e. elements, and molecules, i.e. combinations of atoms: their composition, structure, properties, behavior and the changes they undergo during a reaction with other compounds.

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Chromium is a chemical element with symbol Cr and atomic number 24.

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Cobalt is a chemical element with symbol Co and atomic number 27.

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Copper is a chemical element with symbol Cu (from cuprum) and atomic number 29.

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Gallium is a chemical element with symbol Ga and atomic number 31.

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Germanium is a chemical element with symbol Ge and atomic number 32.

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Gold is a chemical element with symbol Au (from aurum) and atomic number 79, making it one of the higher atomic number elements that occur naturally.

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Hydrogen chloride

The compound hydrogen chloride has the chemical formula and as such is a hydrogen halide.

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Indium is a chemical element with symbol In and atomic number 49.

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An ion is an atom or molecule that has a non-zero net electrical charge (its total number of electrons is not equal to its total number of protons).

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Iron is a chemical element with symbol Fe (from ferrum) and atomic number 26.

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Isoelectric focusing

Isoelectric focusing (IEF), also known as electrofocusing, is a technique for separating different molecules by differences in their isoelectric point (pI).

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Isoelectric point

The isoelectric point (pI, pH(I), IEP), is the pH at which a particular molecule carries no net electrical charge or is electrically neutral in the statistical mean.

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Lead is a chemical element with symbol Pb (from the Latin plumbum) and atomic number 82.

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Lead oxide

Lead oxides are a group of inorganic compounds with formulas including lead (Pb) and oxygen (O).

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Lewis acids and bases

A Lewis acid is a chemical species that contains an empty orbital which is capable of accepting an electron pair from a Lewis base to form a Lewis adduct.

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Molecular autoionization

Molecular autoionization (or self-ionization) is a reaction between molecules of the same substance to produce ions.

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Oxidation state

The oxidation state, sometimes referred to as oxidation number, describes degree of oxidation (loss of electrons) of an atom in a chemical compound.

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An oxide is a chemical compound that contains at least one oxygen atom and one other element in its chemical formula.

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In chemistry, pH is a logarithmic scale used to specify the acidity or basicity of an aqueous solution.

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PH indicator

A pH indicator is a halochromic chemical compound added in small amounts to a solution so the pH (acidity or basicity) of the solution can be determined visually.

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Proteins are large biomolecules, or macromolecules, consisting of one or more long chains of amino acid residues.

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Scandium is a chemical element with symbol Sc and atomic number 21.

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Silver is a chemical element with symbol Ag (from the Latin argentum, derived from the Proto-Indo-European ''h₂erǵ'': "shiny" or "white") and atomic number 47.

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Sodium aluminate

Sodium aluminate is an inorganic chemical that is used as an effective source of aluminium hydroxide for many industrial and technical applications.

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The sulfate or sulphate (see spelling differences) ion is a polyatomic anion with the empirical formula.

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Tellurium is a chemical element with symbol Te and atomic number 52.

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Tin is a chemical element with the symbol Sn (from stannum) and atomic number 50.

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Tin(II) oxide

Tin(II) oxide (stannous oxide) is a compound with the formula SnO.

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Titanium is a chemical element with symbol Ti and atomic number 22.

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Vanadium is a chemical element with symbol V and atomic number 23.

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Water is a transparent, tasteless, odorless, and nearly colorless chemical substance that is the main constituent of Earth's streams, lakes, and oceans, and the fluids of most living organisms.

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Zinc is a chemical element with symbol Zn and atomic number 30.

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Zinc oxide

Zinc oxide is an inorganic compound with the formula ZnO.

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Zirconium is a chemical element with symbol Zr and atomic number 40.

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In chemistry, a zwitterion, formerly called a dipolar ion, is a molecule with two or more functional groups, of which at least one has a positive and one has a negative electrical charge and the net charge of the entire molecule is zero.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amphoterism

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