Alkaline

  • (adj): Relating to or containing an alkali; having a pH greater than 7.
    Example: "Alkaline soils derived from chalk or limestone"
    Synonyms: alkalic

Some articles on alkaline:

Catawba Valley Pottery - Glazing and Firing Methods
... known product, stoneware made in the Catawba Valley was alkaline glazed ... Alkaline glazes are made by combining hardwood ash or crushed glass with clay and water ... Alkaline glazed stoneware takes on a brown or green color once fired in the kiln ...
Shoshonite - Tectonic Settings and Examples
... Shoshonitic rocks tend to be associated with calc-alkaline island-arc subduction volcanism, but the K-rich shoshonites are generally younger and above deeper, steeper parts or the ... Sea (between the Eurasian and African tectonic plates), volcanism has changed between calc-alkaline to high-K calc-alkaline to shoshonitic with the last one million years, possibly due to the ...
Cleaning Agent - Types - Alkaline
... Alkaline washing agents contain strong bases like sodium hydroxide and/or potassium hydroxide ... Bleach (pH 12) and Ammonia (pH 11) are also common Alkaline cleaning agents ...
Leukocyte Alkaline Phosphatase
... Alkaline phosphatase (ALP, ALKP) (EC 3.1.3.1) is a hydrolase enzyme responsible for removing phosphate groups from many types of molecules, including nucleotides, proteins, and alkaloids ... As the name suggests, alkaline phosphatases are most effective in an alkaline environment ...
Corbit - Applications and Natural Occurrence - Digester Additive in Papermaking
... as a digester additive in production of paper pulp by alkaline processes, like the Kraft, the alkaline sulfite or the Soda-AQ processes ... and thereby protecting it from alkaline degradation (peeling) ... anthraquinone derivative discovered to have a catalytic effect in the alkaline pulping processes ...