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pI

Discussion in 'DAT Discussions' started by motivated dent, Jan 5, 2009.

  1. motivated dent

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    can someone tell me what this is? or what it stands for so i can even look it up. it's been a while since i had orgo so i can't even remember what this thing is
     
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  3. jalpari02

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    pI is the isoelectric point of a molecule. I'm not sure if it's in organic or biochem. I learned about it in biochem, but didn't go too much in depth with it. it is just the point at which the particular molecule has no net charge. In biochem, we studied the pI for the amino acids at physiological pH.

    I searched it on wiki - here's what I got.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isoelectric_point

    hope this helps!
     
  4. motivated dent

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    cool. thanks man.
     

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