alkaline earth

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alkaline earth

Any of the oxides of the alkaline earth metals calcium, strontium, magnesium, and barium.
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The composition does not contain gluconic acid, ethylene diaminetetraacetate sodium salt, 5-bromo-5-nitro-1,3dioxane, any abrasives, silicas, alkaline earth metal carbonates, alkyl glycine surfactants, cyclic imidinium surfactants, alkali metal carbonates or more than 3% by weight of a fatty acid or salt.
In addition to these progress items that have previously been report, Altair has been developing special technology approaches to making nanoparticles of zirconium oxide, titanium dioxide nanoparticles with molecular coatings of alkaline earth metal titanates and other metal compounds, and catalyst materials using nanoparticles of mixed metal oxides.
But this alkaline earth metal is more commonly found in compounds (two or more elements that are chemically combined).
The contents include sections on each of the elemental groups, including the main groups (or families), alkali metals, alkaline earth metals, halogens, and noble gases.
High levels of sodium ions (30 mM) appeared to have a minor activating effect on the enzyme, whereas divalent alkaline earth metals significantly activated ALP, with [Mg.