Definition of relative molecular mass in English:
The ratio of the average mass of one molecule of an element or compound to one twelfth of the mass of an atom of carbon-12.
- With these diatomic molecules, there is an Avogadro's number of diatomic molecules in the amount of gas that is equivalent to the relative molecular mass.
- Hirudin, a 65 amino acid residue anticoagulant peptide with a relative molecular mass of 7000 Da purified from the leech Hirudo medicinalis, binds thrombin with high specificity and sensitivity.
- Cyanoalanine synthase activity has been localized mainly to mitochondria and has an apparent relative molecular mass of 53 000 to 60 000.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.