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Definition of the noun ammonium

What does ammonium mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: ammoniums

  1. the ion NH4 derived from ammonia; behaves in many respects like an alkali metal ion
    • example: Ammonium carbonate is an organic compound.
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • synonym of ammonium: ammonium ion
    • more generic word: ammonia = a pungent gas compounded of nitrogen and hydrogen

Explanation

The ammonium cation is a positively charged polyatomic ion with the chemical formula NH₄⁺. It is formed by the protonation of ammonia. Ammonium is also a general name for positively charged or protonated substituted amines and quaternary ammonium cations, where one or more hydrogen atoms are replaced by organic radical groups.

  • also known as Ammóniumion, Ammónium ion, Amôni, NH4+, יון אמוניום, Amonný kationt, Amonný kation, Kationt NH4+, แอมโมเนียมไอออน, 铵

Phrases with Ammonium

Phrases starting with the word Ammonium:

  1. ammonium ion
  2. ammonium alum
  3. Ammonium Imine
  4. Ammonium Ylide
  5. Ammonium acetate
  6. ammonium nitrate
  7. Ammonium sulfate
  8. ammonium chloride
  9. ammonium carbamate
  10. ammonium carbonate
  11. ammonium hydroxide
  12. Ammonium bicarbonate
  13. Ammonium Phosphatide
  14. Ammonium Laureth Sulfate

Phrase ending with the word Ammonium:

  1. Quaternary Ammonium

Other phrases containing the word Ammonium:

  1. Ferric Ammonium Citrate
  2. quaternary ammonium compound

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Google previewMaterials for Low-Temperature Fuel Cells (2014)

by Bradley Ladewig, San Ping Jiang, Yushan Yan

Tetraalkyl Ammonium Tetraalkyl ammonium is the most frequently used cationic functional group in HEMs and anion exchange membranes (AEMs) [30]. As the simplest tetraalkyl ammonium structure, trimethyl benzyl quaternary ...

Google previewNew and Nonofficial Remedies (1909)

Tumenol-ammonium is the ammonium salt of tumenol sulphonic acid. Tumenol- ammonium is a dark oil with a faint tarry odor and acrid taste. It is soluble in water in all proportions with a neutral reaction. It is also soluble in alcohol, ether and ...

Google previewHarmonisation of Regulatory Oversight in Biotechnology Safety Assessment of Transgenic Organisms, Volume 1 OECD Consensus Documents (2006)

OECD Consensus Documents by OECD

Glufosinate ammonium is an equimolar, racemic mixture of the D- and L-isomers of PPT. Although D-PPT is not herbicidal, L-PPT inhibits glutamine synthetase of susceptible plants and results in the accumulation of lethal levels of ammonia.

Google previewNovel Food and Feed Safety SET 1: Safety Assessment of Transgenic Organisms OECD Consensus Documents Volumes 1 and 2 (2008)

OECD Consensus Documents Volumes 1 and 2 by OECD

Glufosinate ammonium is an equimolar, racemic mixture of the D- and L-isomers of PPT. Although D-PPT is not herbicidal, L-PPT inhibits glutamine synthetase of susceptible plants and results in the accumulation of lethal levels of ammonia.

Google previewProgress in Botany (2001)

by Karl Esser, Joachim W. Kadereit

The form of nitrogen preferred by plants depends on energy availability (because ammonium is a more reduced form than nitrate), the competitive neighborhood and subtle differences in local environmental conditions (pH, rates of nitrification, ...

Google previewMarine Ecological Processes (2016)

by Ivan Valiela

AmmoniumAmmonium is a rather reduced form of nitrogen (Fig. 17-6) that is preferentially removed from water by uptake by plants, algae, and microbes, as discussed in Chap. 3, and assimilated as a source of nitrogen for incorporation into ...

Google previewBiogeochemistry of Inland Waters (2010)

by Gene E. Likens

Ammonium is a weak acid that is in equilibrium in a solution with ammonia gas, which is a base. The equilibrium constant for this relationship is 10À9.3. Thus, ammonium is more dominant whenever the pH is less than 9.3, as is generally true ...

Google previewBrenner and Rector's The Kidney (2011)

by Maarten W. Taal, Glenn M. Chertow, Philip A. Marsden, Karl Skorecki, Alan S. L. Yu, Barry M. Brenner

Because ammonium is a cation, it should balance part of the negative charge of chloride in the previous expression assuming there is not a lot of HCO3 – in the urine as in an alkaline urine. Therefore, the UAG should become progressively ...

Google previewHydroinformatics Tools for Planning, Design, Operation and Rehabilitation of Sewer Systems (2013)

by Jiri Marsalek, Cedo Maksimovic, Evzen Zeman, Roland Price

Ammonium is a dissolved pollutant that is hardly present in the river during dry weather periods, and most of the WWTPs in the study area were nitrifying even during the observed storm event. Ammonium is, therefore, a ...

Google previewGenetics and Regulation of Nitrogen Fixation in Free-Living Bacteria (2004)

by Werner Klipp, Bernd Masepohl, John R. Gallon, William E. Newton

in response to added ammonium is a first indication of the DRAT/DRAG system, but it is not definitive.

Google previewRecent Advances in Phototrophic Prokaryotes (2010)

by Patrick C. Hallenbeck

Biological Nitrogen Fixation Ammonium is the preferred inorganic nitrogen source in bacteria, as it can directly be incorporated into organic compounds. The deprotonated form, ammonia ...

Google previewDesign parameters for the land application of dairy manure (1976)

by S. D. Klausner, P. J. Zwerman, D. R. Goote, United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Research and Development, Cornell University

Ammonium is a cation in soil solution and is easily retained by the exchange complex of the soil, hence low concentrations remain in soil solution resulting in minimal losses. Phosphorus concentration ranged much less than that found in the ...

Google previewNitrogen Cycling in Bacteria (2011)

Molecular Analysis by James W. B. Moir

Usually, ammonium is the preferred inorganic nitrogen source for microorganisms. Ammonium assimilation requires the transport of ...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

ammonium ion Amoracia lapathifolia miting; and collapse. Perforations of the esophagus and stomach may occur with fever, and abdominal rigidity. At 12-24 hours after acute exposure, lung irritation and edema may appear. Inhalation of ...

Google previewA Consumer's Dictionary of Food Additives (2009)

by Ruth Winter

AMMONIUM SULFIDE 79 AMMONIUM CITRATE, DIBASIC ' The salt of citric acid (see). it is a natural constituent of plants and animals and dissolves easily in water. releasing free acid. Used as a sequestrant. flavor enhancer. and as a firming ...

Google previewDictionary of Food Ingredients (2011)

by Robert S. Igoe

Ammonium Phosphate. 2010. Ingredients Wizard. com.

Google previewA Dictionary of Chemistry (2016)

by Richard Rennie, Jonathan Law

ammonium alum See . ammonium ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Disasters (2007)

Environmental Catastrophes and Human Tragedies by Angus Macleod Gunn

in the morning of September 21, 1921, in Oppau, Germany, a massive ammonium nitrate explosion occurred at a chemical plant. The factory that processed the chemical and the village of Oppau were totally destroyed. Casualties were many.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Soil Science (2006)

by R. Lal

ers Ammonium fertilizers Anhydrous ammonia 82 Ammonium sulfate (AS) 21 Ammonium chloride 26 Nitrate fertilizers ...

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The value of this 8-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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