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Name: Electric Forces in Biology
ID: m42315
Language: English (en)
  • Describe how a water molecule is polar.
  • Explain electrostatic screening by a water molecule within a living cell.
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: Coulomb interaction, dipole, polar molecule, screening
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: OpenStax College (
Copyright Holders: Rice University (
Maintainers: OSC Physics Maintainer (, OpenStax College (

Latest version: 1.2 (history)
First publication date: Jan 17, 2012 2:44 pm -0600
Last revision to module: May 9, 2012 3:45 pm -0500


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Version: 1.2 May 9, 2012 3:45 pm -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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Version: 1.1 Jan 20, 2012 2:31 pm -0600 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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