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What Are Peptides Actually Used For?

January 27, 2022

You’ve likely heard of peptides before. However, you may be a little unsure as to what they are actually used for.  Firstly, let’s provide you with a basic definition. Peptides are a string of amino acids, some of which are found in your body, and others that are created in a lab, as mentioned by WebMD.  In chemistry, these…

What Are Lab Safety Measures?

January 21, 2022

Lab safety measures should be a top priority whenever you or others work with chemicals or hazardous substances. Far too often, many people fail to follow these guidelines. However, these lab safety measures are not there to spoil the fun or make your life miserable – they are there to increase your safety.  Besides, working with…

How Many Amino Acids Are There, 20 or 21?

January 12, 2022

A common question we hear is: how many amino acids are there, twenty or twenty-one? While we have other blog posts that discuss amino acids in more detail, we wanted to answer this question properly in an article of its own.  There are a total of twenty-one amino acids, of which nine are essential, and a further…

Do Chemical Engineers Create Products?

January 3, 2022

If you don’t know much about chemical engineers, then you may wonder what their main roles include? Well, this depends on what industry they work in. However, one of the key roles of a chemical engineer is creating products. This field of products is extensive, ranging from the latest fashion trends to pharmaceutical drugs and the…

Why Are Amino Acids Considered Essential Nutrients?

December 21, 2021

There are three types of amino acids, all of which play a critical role in the body. However, why is this the case? We’ve covered the basics of amino acids in other blog posts. However, in this article, we’re going to discuss why these are considered essential nutrients. We will begin with a little description of each…

What Makes a Good Chemical Engineer?

December 15, 2021

Are you thinking of becoming a chemical engineer? If so, you’re going to need several important skills. The skillset of a good engineer and a regular engineer differs massively. Good chemical engineers are well-versed in numerous skills, balanced across the board, critical, and able to work on complex problems. In this blog post, we highlight several key…

What Is the Best Reliable Store Online to Order Peptides?

December 9, 2021

Are you looking to order peptides online? If so, then you’ve come to the right place. Buying chemicals and ordering peptides online, whether for industrial use, manufacturing, or for large-scale experiments can be a tricky process. It’s not quite as simple as Amazon click and collect. Despite this, there are various online stores where you…

What Are the Math Requirements for Chemistry?

November 26, 2021

If you are considering either studying chemistry or looking for a job within the field, then you may be curious about what the math requirements are. As we’re sure you’re already aware, chemistry is fairly math intensive, requiring the need for various statistical analyses, equations, and problem-solving. Many jobs within the field require a good level of…

Peptides and Proteins: What Is the Difference?

November 16, 2021

Knowing the difference between peptides and proteins can prove useful, allowing you to better understand numerous important biological functions throughout the body. In a previous article, we highlighted the difference between peptides and steroids. However, in today’s blog post, we are discussing the difference between peptides and proteins instead. To start with, we will provide…

Chemistry and COVID-19: What You Need to Know

November 11, 2021

Towards the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, while most of us began working from home, scientists, including chemists, played a large role not only in the development of a vaccine, but in keeping everyone safe, too. For example, this included the production of hand sanitizer, disinfectants, and other products that help prevent the virus from spreading.…