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1. Accessory flower parts
Sepal and petal organs found on flowers. The sepals and petals are not essential for pollination but may aid in attracting insects or other organisms.

2. Acetin (monoacetin)
A thick, colorless, water-attracting liquid which is used as a food additive and dye solvent and in explosives manufacture and leather tanning. It is created by heating and then distilling a mixture of acetic acid and glycerol .

3. Actin
One of two proteins involved in muscle contraction (see also myosin ). actin is found in both smooth and striated muscle and also serves as an important structural molecule for the cytoskeletons of many eukaryotic cells.

4. Actin
The protein from which microfilaments are composed; forms the contractile filaments of sarcomeres in muscle cells.

5. Actinide (actinoid)
Any element in the periodic table which has an atomic number between 89 and 103.

6. Actinomorphic
Of flowers: symmetrical about more than one vertical plane.

7. Actinomycetes
Gram-positive bacteria that can form branching filaments. They may form true mycelia or produce conidiospore s.

8. Actinomycin D
A relatively toxic antibiotic produced by the fungus like bacterium Streptomyces parvallum. It inhibits RNA transcription in eukaryotes and has antitumor properties, so it is often used in conjunction with other drugs in chemotherapy .

9. Activation energy ( G, delta G)
The amount of energy (expressed in joules) that is needed to convert all the molecules in one mole of a reacting substance from a ground state to the transition state.

10. Additive effect
An additive effect is the overall biological effect two chemicals acting together and which is the simple sum of the effects of the chemicals acting independently. Compare antagonism .


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