Re: NANFA-- NANFA -- Pond algae
Thu, 25 Jul 2002 17:12:53 EDT

In a message dated 7/25/02 3:39:58 PM Eastern Daylight Time, writes:

<< > ADsorption is referred to when talking about molecular attractions. It
> usually has to do with various types of charges and bonds in which certain
> molecules are attracted to other molecules. ABsorption is on a larger
> scale usually. Carbon and other resins aDsorbs substances (tannins,
> copper, medications, etc), a sponge physically absorbs substances
> (liquids).

Concurrence, everybody?
/ >>
Works for me but I think carbon actually does both depending on the size of
the molecule whether or not it's polar.

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