vitamin c, also known as ascorbic acid and ascorbate, is a vitamin found in various foods and sold as a dietary supplement. it is used to prevent and treat scurvy. vitamin c is an essential nutrient involved in the repair of tissue and the enzymatic production of certain neurotransmitters. it is required for the functioning of several enzymes and is important for immune system function.
silver is a chemical element with the symbol ag and atomic number 47. a soft, white, lustrous transition metal, it exhibits the highest electrical conductivity, thermal conductivity, and reflectivity of any metal. the metal is found in the earth's crust in the pure, free elemental form, as an alloy with gold and other metals, and in minerals such as argentite and chlorargyrite. most silver is produced as a byproduct of copper, gold, lead, and zinc refining. silver has long been valued as a preci
in 1998, the business was structured around two sectors mineral transformation and metal transformation and organized into operating divisions. in 1998, imetal took over english china clays plc, a major uk producer of white pigments kaolin and calcium carbonates , and then changed its name to imerys.
commercial sorghum is the cultivation and commercial exploitation of species of grasses within the genus sorghum often s. bicolor . these plants are used for grain, fibre and fodder. the plants are cultivated in warmer climates worldwide. commercial sorghum species are native to tropical and subtropical regions of africa and asia.
minerals or milk salts, are traditional names for a variety of cations and anions within bovine milk. calcium, phosphate, magnesium, sodium, potassium, citrate, and chloride are all included as minerals and they typically occur at concentration of 5–40 mm. the milk salts strongly interact with casein, most notably calcium phosphate.
it is used in some soy milk and almond milk products as a source of dietary calcium; one study suggests that calcium carbonate might be as bioavailable as the calcium in cow's milk. calcium carbonate is also used as a firming agent in many canned and bottled vegetable products.
machinery and transportation equipment have been the mainstay products of chinese exports, as china's leading export sector for successive 11 years from 1996 to 2006. in 2006, the export value of machinery and transportation equipment reached 425 billion us dollars, 28.3 percent more than 2005. energy industry
fused quartz is also the material used for modern glass instruments such as the glass harp and the verrophone, and is also used for new builds of the historical glass harmonica. here, the superior strength and structure of fused quartz gives it a greater dynamic range and a clearer sound than the historically used lead crystal.
horlicks is a sweet malted milk hot drink powder developed by founders james and william horlick.it was first sold as 'horlick's infant and invalids food', soon adding 'aged and travelers' to their label. in the early 20th century it was sold as a powdered meal replacement drink mix.. it was then marketed as a nutritional supplement and manufactured by glaxosmithkline consumer healthcare in .
bryozoa also known as the polyzoa, ectoprocta or commonly as moss animals are a phylum of aquatic invertebrate animals. typically about 0.5 millimetres 0.020 in long, they are filter feeders that sieve food particles out of the water using a retractable lophophore, a 'crown' of tentacles lined with cilia.
fiber cement siding 'fibre cement cladding' in the uk and 'fibro' in australia is a building material used to cover the exterior of a building in both commercial and domestic applications.fiber cement is a composite material made of cement reinforced with cellulose fibers. originally, asbestos was used as the reinforcing material but, due to safety concerns, that was replaced by cellulose in .
millet porridge is a traditional food in russian, german, and chinese сuisines. in russia, it is eaten sweet with milk and sugar added at the end of the cooking process or savoury with meat or vegetable stews. in china, it is eaten without milk or sugar, frequently with beans, sweet potato, and/or various types of squash.
nutritional neuroscience is the scientific discipline that studies the effects various components of the diet such as minerals, vitamins, protein, carbohydrates, fats, dietary supplements, synthetic hormones, and food additives have on neurochemistry, neurobiology, behavior, and cognition.
the metal is found in the earth's crust in the pure, free elemental form 'native silver' , as an alloy with gold and other metals, and in minerals such as argentite and chlorargyrite. most silver is produced as a byproduct of copper, gold, lead, and zinc refining. silver has long been valued as a precious metal.
he invented a fluorescent lamp in 1896 that used a coating of calcium tungstate as the fluorescing substance, excited by x-rays, but although it received a patent in 1907, it was not put into production. as with a few other attempts to use geissler tubes for illumination, it had a short operating life, and given the success of the incandescent .