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sulfate

 [sul´fāt]
a salt of sulfuric acid.

sul·fate

(sŭl'fāt),
A salt or ester of sulfuric acid.

sul·fate

(sŭl'fāt)
A salt or ester of sulfuric acid.
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In chemistry terms, a sulfate is sulfur reacted with four oxygens, and then attached to the end of a fat-like coconut or palm oil to make them more water-soluble.
Anker said that if you choose to use shampoo that does not contain sulfates, you will most probably get significantly less lathering than what you are used to.
External sulfate attack of concrete can adversely affect a concrete structure by softening and cracking the concrete.
The added chemicals boosted the growth of certain soil bacteria that use sulfates to produce energy, Gauci suggests.
Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS) and Sodium Laureth Sulfate (SLES) are surface cleansers derived from coconut oil, used in a variety of household and industrial products.
Martins Press, Griffin, 224pp., $22.95) has persuaded many people to try the authors' recommendations, including the use of two nutritional supplements called glucosamine sulfate and chondroitin sulfate.
Concrete is deteriorated under sulfate attack because the sulfate ions pass through the pores and the material components undergo a chemical reaction.
A spectrometer aboard the European Space Agency's Mars Express spacecraft has also recently identified sulfates in the farflung rocks.
As a new construction and building material with various excellent properties, HPC has been widely used in modern concrete structures, while information on the behavior of HPC under magnesium sulfate attack is rather limited and needs to be updated.
When dissolved sulfates were plentiful in the experiment, the microbes produced sulfide compounds with isotope ratios that differed significantly from those in the sulfates.
Louis and his colleagues report that a protein called Noggin binds to heparan sulfate proteogylcans, molecules combining heparan sulfate and a protein.
I wouldn't mix up sulfur dioxide and sulfates -- they are totally different," he argues.