• urea
  • The ammonia test is used to detect an elevated level in the blood that can be caused by severe liver disease , kidney failure , Reye syndrome or a rare genetic disorder of the urea cycle, for example. (labtestsonline.org)
  • An ammonia level may also be ordered to help diagnose a rare urea cycle defect and to evaluate the severity of the condition. (labtestsonline.org)
  • But I do know that ammonia is a part of the Urea that comes out with the Urine. (medhelp.org)
  • Perhaps a kidney problem, your kidneys or liver are not getting rid of the ammonia/urea. (medhelp.org)
  • vapor
  • If the ammonia is replaced by a liquid vapor, such as water vapor, at a pressure higher than its room-temperature vapor pressure, a similar effect is produced. (wikipedia.org)
  • When solutions that are saturated at cold temperatures are sealed in containers and subsequently warmed, the vapor pressure of ammonia gas increases. (wikipedia.org)
  • colorless
  • Bunsen prepared the liquified ammonia by causing the perfectly dry gas to pass through a column of hydrate of potash, and thence into a tube cooled to - 40° C. The liquid ammonia is colorless, very mobile, having a specific gravity of 0.63. (chestofbooks.com)
  • Ammonia is used by aquarists for the purposes of fishless cycling, but this requires that there are no surfactants or scents, it should be colorless and shouldn't foam when shaken up. (wikipedia.org)
  • molecule
  • That's all it takes to make the basic ammonia molecule. (discovermagazine.com)
  • Ammonia borane is the main product when an adduct of borane is employed in place of diborane: BH3(THF) + NH3 → BH3NH3 + THF The molecule adopts a structure like ethane, with which it is isoelectronic. (wikipedia.org)
  • Bacteria
  • Tank cycling is a process during which ammonia reducing bacteria are built up sufficiently to handle the tank load. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ammonia transporters (TC# 1.A.11) are structurally related membrane transport proteins called Amt proteins (ammonia transporters) in bacteria and plants, methylammonium/ammonium permeases (MEPs) in yeast, or Rhesus (Rh) proteins in chordates. (wikipedia.org)
  • enzyme
  • Ammonia monooxygenase (EC 1.14.99.39, AMO) is an enzyme, which catalyses the following chemical reaction ammonia + AH2 + O2 ⇌ {\displaystyle \rightleftharpoons } NH2OH + A + H2O Ammonia monooxygenase contains copper and possibly nonheme iron. (wikipedia.org)
  • In enzymology, an ammonia kinase (EC 2.7.3.8) is an enzyme that catalyzes the chemical reaction ATP + NH3 ⇌ {\displaystyle \rightleftharpoons } ADP + phosphoramide Thus, the two substrates of this enzyme are ATP and NH3, whereas its two products are ADP and phosphoramide. (wikipedia.org)
  • The systematic name of this enzyme class is ATP:ammonia phosphotransferase. (wikipedia.org)
  • Histidine ammonia-lyase (or histidase, or histidinase) is an enzyme that in humans is encoded by the HAL gene. (wikipedia.org)
  • Histidine ammonia-lyase is a cytosolic enzyme catalyzing the first reaction in histidine catabolism, the nonoxidative deamination of L-histidine to trans-urocanic acid. (wikipedia.org)
  • household
  • Ammonia , a solution of annhydrous ammonia (NH3) in water -- also called Hartshorn Water , Spirits of Hartshorn , or Aqua ammoniae -- is a common household cleaning liquid that is used in hoodoo rootwork as a magical cleanser, purifier, and protectant, perhaps as a replacement for raw Urine, which has long been used in spells of protection . (luckymojo.com)
  • Household ammonia or ammonium hydroxide is a solution of NH3 in water. (wikipedia.org)
  • The solution of ammonium hydroxide used is much stronger (26% to 30%) than in household ammonia and is corrosive. (wikipedia.org)
  • Household ammonia is dilute ammonia, which is also an ingredient of numerous other cleaning agents, including many window cleaning formulas. (wikipedia.org)
  • epithet
  • Ammonia (Greek: Ἀμμωνία) was an epithet of the Greek goddess Hera, under which she was worshiped in Elis. (wikipedia.org)
  • synthesis
  • For a 10-page description of our methodology, visit www.intratec.us/reports/industrial-processes-economics Reports Focused on Ammonia Production Economics ECONOMICS OF AMMONIA PRODUCTION FROM SYNGAS (AMMONIA E11A) This report presents the economics of Ammonia production from syngas (synthesis gas) using a typical process. (slideshare.net)
  • Ammonia, either directly or indirectly, is also a building block for the synthesis of many pharmaceutical products and is used in many commercial cleaning products. (wikipedia.org)
  • The steam reforming, shift conversion, carbon dioxide removal and methanation steps each operate at absolute pressures of about 25 to 35 bar, and the ammonia synthesis loop operates at absolute pressures ranging from 60 to 180 bar depending upon which proprietary design is used. (wikipedia.org)
  • There are many engineering and construction companies that offer proprietary designs for ammonia synthesis plants. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ammonia borane finds some use in organic synthesis as an air-stable derivative of diborane. (wikipedia.org)
  • fertilizers
  • Ammonia is applied directly into soil on farm fields, and is used to make fertilizers for farm crops, lawns, and plants. (cdc.gov)
  • caustic
  • When caustic soda is mixed with Chili saltpetre, much ammonia is liberated, which can be condensed and saved. (chestofbooks.com)
  • Although common in nature and in wide use, ammonia is both caustic and hazardous in its concentrated form. (wikipedia.org)
  • copper
  • Another reported variation involves copper sulfate The Ammonia Smoke Fountain: An Interesting Thermodynamic Adventure M. Dale Alexander , Daniel T. Haworth J. Chem. (wikipedia.org)
  • concentration
  • A significantly increased concentration of ammonia in the blood indicates that the body is not effectively processing and eliminating ammonia and it may be the cause of the person's signs and symptoms. (labtestsonline.org)
  • The concentration of such solutions is measured in units of the Baumé scale (density), with 26 degrees baumé (about 30% (by weight) ammonia at 15.5 °C or 59.9 °F) being the typical high-concentration commercial product. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ammonia solutions decrease in density as the concentration of dissolved ammonia increases. (wikipedia.org)
  • water
  • The ammonia of the boracic acid works of Italy is also saved, and some establishments yield 3,300 lbs. of sulphate of ammonia every 24 hours, in addition to the boracic acid which is condensed in the water. (chestofbooks.com)
  • Ammonia gas can be dissolved in water. (cdc.gov)
  • A common practice, especially among business owners, is to add Ammonia (as a substitute for urine) to sidewalk scrubbing water, generally with Cinnamon powder and Sugar, and to mop or sweep inward, toward the front door, while reciting the 23rd Psalm, to draw sweet customers with money to spend. (luckymojo.com)
  • In water, most of the ammonia changes to the ionic form of ammonia, known as ammonium ions, which are represented by the formula NH4+ (an ion is an atom or a group of atoms that has acquired a net electric charge by gaining or losing one or more electrons). (cdc.gov)
  • Ammonia and ammonium ions can change back and forth in water. (cdc.gov)
  • Ammonium hydroxide (NH 4 +), a solution of ammonia gas in water. (everything2.com)
  • Industrial ammonia is sold either as ammonia liquor (usually 28% ammonia in water) or as pressurized or refrigerated anhydrous liquid ammonia transported in tank cars or cylinders. (wikipedia.org)
  • The experiment consists of introducing water through an inlet to a container filled with ammonia gas. (wikipedia.org)
  • As ammonia is a base, it is stabilized by alkaline water. (wikipedia.org)
  • Symptoms include: Purple, red or bleeding gills Fish may clamp, may appear darker in color Red streaking on the fins or body Fish may gasp for air at the surface of the tank water Torn & jagged fins Fish may appear weak and lay at the bottom of the tank Ammonia poisoning is currently impossible to cure however it can be prevented easily by first cycling the tank (see below). (wikipedia.org)
  • Treatments include immediately reducing the ammonia level through many small water changes. (wikipedia.org)
  • methane
  • A typical modern ammonia-producing plant first converts natural gas (i.e., methane) or LPG (liquefied petroleum gases such as propane and butane) or petroleum naphtha into gaseous hydrogen. (wikipedia.org)
  • catalyst
  • At high temperature and in the presence of a suitable catalyst, ammonia is decomposed into its constituent elements. (wikipedia.org)
  • protein
  • This includes very limited protein consumption (a sick liver has problems breaking down and clearing the by-products of protein and this results in possible higher ammonia levels), higher fiber diet and lots of fruits and vegetables. (medhelp.org)
  • The three-dimensional structure of the ammonia transport protein AmtB from Escherichia coli has been determined by x-ray crystallography revealing a hydrophobic ammonia channel. (wikipedia.org)
  • The structure of the ammonia channel from E. coli, was, at the time of its publication, the highest resolution structure of any integral membrane protein. (wikipedia.org)
  • While prokaryotic ammonia channel proteins have an N-terminal region which acts as a signal sequence and is cleaved in the mature protein, the Rhesus glycoproteins retain this as a 12th transmembrane helix in the mature protein. (wikipedia.org)
  • This deactivation is achieved by deuridylylation of the GlnK protein which then binds to the cytoplasmic face of AmtB and inserts a loop into the ammonia conducting pore. (wikipedia.org)
  • fertilizer
  • Eighty percent of all manufactured ammonia is used as fertilizer. (cdc.gov)
  • For example, in 2002, Iceland produced 2,000 tons of hydrogen gas by electrolysis, using excess electricity production from its hydroelectric plants, primarily for the production of ammonia for fertilizer. (wikipedia.org)
  • crystals
  • Some of the crude crystals of borax contain nearly 4 per cent, of ammonia, and when these are fused with soda, the ammonia is driven out and can be condensed in suitable vessels. (chestofbooks.com)
  • This electronic density was initially only observed when crystals were grown in the presence of ammonium, and was thus attributed to ammonia molecules. (wikipedia.org)
  • stable
  • In people with stable liver disease, an ammonia level may be ordered, along with other liver function tests , when a person suddenly becomes more acutely ill. (labtestsonline.org)
  • mainly
  • When the diesel-powered MF Storegut was launched in 1956 Ammonia was down-graded to a reserve ship, mainly serving when Storegut was for repairs. (wikipedia.org)
  • typically
  • AllMusic's Nitsuh Abebe rated the album at two-out-of-five stars and explained, that it is "a good example of the simplistic but hooky post-grunge (barely) Ammonia typically deals with. (wikipedia.org)
  • common
  • Moderate short-lived increases in ammonia are relatively common in newborns, where the level may rise and fall without causing noticeable symptoms. (labtestsonline.org)
  • Ammonia poisoning is a common fish disease in new aquariums, especially when immediately stocked to full capacity. (wikipedia.org)
  • Common chemicals Conjugate acid Record of Ammonia solution in the GESTIS Substance Database of the Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Zumdahl, Steven S. (2009). (wikipedia.org)
  • symptoms
  • An ammonia test may be performed when a child develops these same symptoms about a week following a viral illness, such as influenza or chickenpox , or when a healthcare practitioner suspects that the child may have Reye syndrome . (labtestsonline.org)
  • A normal blood ammonia level may mean that a person's signs and symptoms are due to a cause other than excess ammonia. (labtestsonline.org)
  • This can make correlation of a person's symptoms to ammonia blood levels difficult. (labtestsonline.org)
  • excess
  • If not processed by the liver and cleared from the body appropriately, excess ammonia can accumulate in the blood and pass from the blood into the brain, where it is toxic. (labtestsonline.org)
  • Powder
  • The first is made up with Ammonia , a bit of salt or saltpeter and some Reckitt's Crown Blue or blue anil balls , and is mopped or brushed around the place with a recitation of the 91st Psalm, followed by washing inward with a second bucket made with Ammonia , Cinnamon powder and Sugar and recitation of the 23rd Psalm, as described above. (luckymojo.com)
  • Australian
  • Ammonia were an Australian indie guitar rock band formed in Perth in 1992 as Fuzzswirl. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ammonia were an alternative rock band from Perth, providing a mixture of grunge and guitar pop (a sound they described as 'pop-metal'), which Australian musicologist, Ian McFarlane, described as indie guitar rock. (wikipedia.org)